Tag: local elections

No change as Labour hold three South Leeds wards

Labour candidates have held all three south Leeds wards in the Leeds City Council election with Gohar Almass winning in Beeston & Holbeck; Mohammed Iqbal winning in Hunslet & Riverside and Sharon Burke winning in Middleton Park. Both Hunslet & Riverside and Middleton Park wards were being tipped in the

Beeston & Holbeck ward hustings

Last night (26 April 2021) South Leeds Life hosted an online hustings meeting as part of our local elections coverage. All the candidates standing in the ward were invited to attend and take questions from our readers. Subjects covered included: the Managed Approach to street sex work in Holbeck; cycle

Candidates announced for May’s local elections

The candidates for the 2021 Leeds City Council elections, and the West Yorkshire Mayor election have been announced. We’ve published full lists of the candidates on separate pages for Beeston & Holbeck ward, Hunslet & Riverside ward and Middleton Park ward and for the West Yorkshire Mayor. We’re writing to

Residents urged to take up postal voting for May elections

Residents are being urged to take up postal voting to avoid pandemic related complications at polling stations. On Thursday 6 May 2021 elections are scheduled to elect councillors to Leeds City Council and a mayor for the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. A devolution deal for West Yorkshire was signed into