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Garforth Station – step free access ready for planning permission.

Network Rail is preparing the final stages of delivering step-free access at Garforth Railway Station, it has been announced. Alec had been campaigning for new step-free access at Garforth for over a decade before finally securing funds direct from the Department for Transport. Alec will continue to work closely, cross-party, with Garforth’s Independent Councillors to… Read more »

2020 Exam Results

A-Level and GCSE results for 2020 will be based on Centre Assessed Grades (CAGs) issued by the school of college. FAQs – here’s how exam results will be awarded for 2020. 1. What will my A-Level or GCSE results be based on? Your official results will now be whichever is higher of the Centre Assessed… Read more »


COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. Alec is advising all constituents to follow Public Health England advice for their own safety and the safety of others. UPDATE Find out how to protect yourself or check if you need medical help on the… Read more »

Alec launches fresh bid for a Railway Station in Methley

Alec has submitted a bid to the Department for Transport (DfT) for the reinstatement of a railway station at Methley. Following a meeting with the Secretary of State in February 2020, Alec launched a village-wide transport survey in Methley to gauge public opinion for his idea to apply to one of two new funds established… Read more »