Saturday, April 17, 2021

Rachel Reeves

Rachel Reeves Column: Flooding concerns, Bramley Fall fairies and empowering women

Once again we have seen Leeds West affected by floods. So, it is welcome that the Treasury has finally confirmed that Leeds will get...

Leeds West MP welcomes extra flood defence funding

Words: Richard Beecham, local democracy reporter Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves has welcomed the Government rubber-stamping a long-awaited scheme to make Leeds more flood-resilient -...

Ensuring fitness of Bramley’s elderly isn’t forgotten in lockdown

Words: Jo Fiddes Getting (or staying) fit in the middle of a pandemic is tricky! It’s even trickier if you are shielding, elderly or vulnerable, as...

Farnley Reservoir to be drained as maintenance work is scheduled

Much-needed maintenance work at Farnley Reservoir is set to start next week following a local campaign - and will result in the reservoir being...

Rachel Reeves MP: Government needs to provide more clarity to teachers

In her first column of 2021, Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves writes about headteachers' frustrations during the Coronavirus pandemic, the importance of strengthening mental...

Leeds West MP accuses government of ‘dithering’ over flood defences

Words: Richard Beecham, local democracy reporter Leeds West's MP has claimed some of their residents are living in fear for their homes due to the...

MP backs Bramley girl’s blood cancer awareness campaign

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves is calling on people in the city to support the fight against blood cancer by registering with blood cancer...

Rachel Reeves MP Column: Support our local shops and businesses

Words: Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves With so many small businesses struggling to survive, there has never been a more crucial time to support our...

Leeds West MP warns over ‘devastating’ youth services cuts

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves has warned a generation of young people are being let down by the Government’s “devastating” cuts to youth services.  New analysis...

Rachel Reeves MP: Concern over ‘devastating impact on business and our communities’

In her latest column, Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves looks at the impact of the second lockdown and visits local businesses and charities. I am...

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves demands answers over laptops for disadvantaged pupils

Rachel Reeves MP has written to Education Secretary Gavin Williamson demanding an answer over the Government’s failure to provide laptops to help schools cope with the...

MP urges high-rise tenants to complete survey

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves is encouraging people living in the 26 high-rise blocks in her constituency to share their views about living in the flats...