Leeds West: General Election 2017 candidate profiles


The candidates for the Leeds West Constituency in the 2017 General Election are listed below.

West Leeds Dispatch invited all the candidates to submit a statement and to answer these questions sent in by you, our readers.

  • What is your party going to do to make sure my kids have good educational opportunities?
  • What is your stance on the three million EU citizens living in the UK?
  • What would you do to support Social Care in our area, particularly foster care, in a climate of cuts that are seeing fewer workers caring for more children?
  • What will you do to give young people the very best opportunities in life, to help them prepare for uncertain futures in a global world economy?
  • When do candidates see austerity coming to an end and living standards and security improving?
  • In 200 words or less, tell us why readers should vote for you/your party?

Click on the candidate’s name to find out what they have to say.

Leeds West

Mike Davies – Alliance for Green Socialism – no submission yet
Ed Jones – The Yorkshire Party
Alisdair McGregor – Liberal Democrats
Zoe Metcalfe – Conservative – no submission yet
Andrew Pointon – Green Party
Rachel Reeves – Labour
Mark Thackray – UK Independence Party (UKIP)


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