Local News

A General Election in Elmet & Rothwell

It is a huge honour to represent my home constituency in Parliament, as I have done for the past 7 years. At the upcoming general election I’ll be asking fellow residents to put their trust in me once again and allow me to continue working with the Prime Minister, Theresa May, to deliver my six-point… Read more »

The Week Ahead: 18th April Onwards

After the Easter Recess, Parliament returns this week to move into the final stages of voting on Lords amendments to several bills as we come towards the end of this parliamentary session. These amendments are sometime passed very quickly and other times have much debate, but at this stage of the parliamentary session there is… Read more »

Alec visits Leeds Digital Skills Academy

Alec recently visited FDM Group’s Leeds Digital Skills Training Academy to learn about their work seeking to address the gender and skills gap in the sector. FDM are one of the UK’s largest IT graduate recruiters. With women hugely under-represented in tech jobs, (they account for just 17% of the workforce), FDM is a leader… Read more »

Response to Leeds City Councils Pre-Submission SAP

Alec has teamed up with local Councillors Matthew Robinson and Ryan Stephenson to submit a joint response to Leeds City Council’s Pre-Submission Site Allocation Plan in the Harewood Ward. You can read the submission online here. *Please note that as Cllr Rachael Procter is a member of the City Plans Panel, the committee likely to… Read more »