The Boundary Commission for England (BCE) has published its initial proposals for new constituency boundaries today (8 June 2021). The public are now able to view and provide feedback on the proposed constituencies as part of an eight-week consultation process. Under the proposals the Beeston & Holbeck and Hunslet &
As we reported back in November, one of the winners of Touchstone’s MAP+ project small community grants, was Yanks Sawo’s community trip to visit the Houses of Parliament. Here, Anne Wilson describes the trip, which she joined with volunteers from SLATE, the learning disabilities charity. In the early part of
A sponsored visit to the Houses of Parliament in London has been organised for Monday 15 April 2019. The aim of the visit is to give people from the South Leeds community to learn about the history of the Houses of Parliament: the House of Commons and the House
If you enjoy the cut and thrust of Parliamentary politics you will love This House currently on at West Yorkshire Playhouse. But I came away dissatisfied with the play. The story it tells is very well told, but it’s only half a story. James Graham’s play covers the period 1974-79.
Pupils in Year 6 at Middleton St Mary’s Primary School had an exciting three day trip to London. Three of them have filed this report: We went inside the Houses of Parliament and met our MP Hilary Benn. We went to the Cambridge Theatre to watch Matilda. It was fantastic!
There is a very important debate going on at the moment about Universal Credit and the outcome will affect a lot of people in our community. Universal Credit (UC) rolls six benefits – child tax credit, housing benefit, income support, JSA, ESA and working tax credit – into one monthly
The terrorist attack in Westminster on 22 March 2017 claimed the lives of four people, including PC Keith Palmer. Many others were injured, some very seriously. The attacker was shot dead. The following day the House of Commons held a minute’s silence and the Prime Minister made a statement. Leeds