Day: 13 October 2021

Mayor invests £1m in construction skills at college

Tracy Brabin, Mayor of West Yorkshire has visited Leeds College of Building to celebrate the college receiving over £1 million of grant funding from the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Adult Education Budget (AEB), allocated to support adults in learning skills needed by West Yorkshire’s construction industry. The Mayor also took

Council to refresh child poverty strategy as Universal Credit cut bites

Senior councillors in Leeds will be asked to renew their commitment to tackling child poverty in Leeds at next week’s Executive Board meeting, with a focus on the Leeds response as numerous national covid response schemes come to an end. Leeds City Council’s ambitious strategy, Thriving, first launched in 2019,