Thursday, October 1, 2020

Rachel Reeves

Rachel Reeves re-selected by Labour

Current Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves has been re-selected as Labour's candidate at the next General Election. Ms Reeves...

Rachel Reeves MP renews calls for Ministers to plug funding gap for West Leeds flood defences – UPDATED

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves is calling on Ministers to use their upcoming spending blueprint to earmark cash for Leeds’ planned flood...

Rachel Reeves calls on finance chiefs to fund flood defences to protect Leeds

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves has written to Conservative and Labour finance chiefs urging them to commit to fully funding planned flood...

Rachel Reeves accuses Chancellor of “insult” to West Leeds by failing to fund flood defences

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves has accused Chancellor Sajid Javid of an “insult” to the people of Leeds by failing to fund...

MPs Stuart Andrew and Rachel Reeves speak out over prorogation of Parliament

The prorogation of Parliament 'is not an underhand or undemocratic mechanism', Pudsey Conservative MP Stuart Andrew has said.

“Stop dithering” calls over Kirkstall flood defences

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves is calling on the new Environment Secretary to prioritise extra funding for flood defences after what she...

Leeds West MP demands action on West Leeds danger roads

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves is demanding urgent action from Leeds City Council following several serious and fatal road traffic collisions across West Leeds...

Rachel Reeves MP accuses Treasury Minister of “appalling snub” over Kirkstall flood defences

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves has accused Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss of ignoring the North after the minister refused to visit...

Armley Town Street: Government loan success for Business Improvement District plan

Leeds City Council have been successful in securing a £15,000 government loan to help develop and set up a Business Improvement District (BID) covering...

Networking event brings West Leeds small businesses together

Small business leader and entrepreneurs from across West Leeds (and beyond) gathered recently for the inaugural West Leeds Small Business Networking Event, writes Jo...

Flood defences approved: What today’s planning decision means for West Leeds

Flood defences along the Kirkstall Valley were given the go-ahead by Leeds councillors today. Here's our guide to what the decision means for businesses and...

Chancellor Philip Hammond invited to Kirkstall to break flood defence funding deadlock

Chancellor Philip Hammond has been invited to visit Kirkstall and Burley in an effort to break a multi-million pound deadlock over flood protection funding. Leeds...