City comes together to underline its commitment to tackling racism

A month on from Leeds City Council’s #8for8 initiative, civic leaders and Leeds sporting legends have come together and reaffirmed their commitment to work together to end racism and discrimination. Joining Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council and Tom Riordan, the council’s chief executive, to show their support

Independent review recommends keeping the Managed Approach

An independent review of the ‘Managed Approach’ to street sex work in Holbeck recommends that the approach remains in place and continues to evolve. The report, published this morning (10 July 2020) was commissioned last year and undertaken by The University of Huddersfield. It concludes that the Managed Approach should

Scrutiny Board approves decision to fund the expansion of Cockburn School

Backbench Councillors on the Children and Families Scrutiny Board have released the decision to spend almost £7 million on extending Cockburn School, which will now be implemented. The original decision was made by the Executive Board on 24 June 2020 by Conservative Councillors ‘called it in’ for scrutiny. The Board