Tag: elections

European Parliament election candidates announced

Lists of candidates have been announced today (25 April 2019) for the European Parliamentary elections which are set to go ahead on Thursday 23 May, unless a deal on Brexit is concluded before then. The European Parliamentary elections are run on a proportional representation system. We will be electing six

Have the people of South Leeds started to revolt against the Labour council?

It was announced recently that the ‘Save our Beeston & Holbeck group’ were to field three Independent candidates in the Beeson & Holbeck ward; due to their discontent around the Leeds ‘managed’ zone and Leeds City Council’s refusal to ditch the project, adding to that the community dis-harmony over the

Pupil power as Hunslet Carr gets new playground

Pupils at Hunslet Carr Primary School were put in charge of the recent upgrade to their playground facilities. Members of the School Council explained to me how they had been charged with choosing new equipment for the school playground. They talked to their classmates about what the children would enjoy

Candidates announced for 2016 Local Elections

The candidates for the Leeds City Council elections have been announced. We’ve published full lists of the candidates for Beeston & Holbeck ward, City & Hunslet ward and Middleton Park ward. We’re writing to all the candidates to ask them about why they are standing and what their policies are.