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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 »

Statement on the Westminster Terrorist Attack

Statement on the Westminster Terrorist Attack The attack on Westminster and the Houses of Parliament yesterday acts as a reminder that the very values these terrorists wish to take from us – liberty, freedom, democracy and the rule of law – will not be diminished. Today residents in Elmet & Rothwell will go about their daily… Read more »

Alec raises questions over rises in police precept

Alec questioned the spending decisions of West Yorkshire’s Police & Crime Commissioner during a recent question to the Prime Minister. During the weekly question time event in the House of Commons, Alec asked if Prime Minister Theresa May agreed with him that it is “indefensible for the Labour police and crime commissioner in West Yorkshire to… Read more »