Author: Hilary Benn

I am Member of Parliament for Leeds Central, which includes all of LS10 and LS11 plus the city centre, Woodhouse, Richmond Hill and Osmanthorpe. To contact me please go to my website:

MP’s Notebook: Boundary changes, Huntingdon’s disease & Holbeck Together

The BBC is planning to make cuts to local radio which will mean that we lose distinctive Leeds content for significant parts of the day. Although BBC Radio Leeds will continue to have its own dedicated local programmes from 6am to 2pm on weekdays, after that time programmes will be

MP’s Notebook: Westminster turmoil, warm spaces, food banks and the next generation

I can’t quite let this column pass without making some reference to the recent goings-on at Westminster and 10 Downing Street. I have been involved in politics for over 40 years and I have never known a time like it. We have had three different Prime Ministers in the space