The Department for Transport have announced that two consultations will take place to allow constituents to demonstrate their views on HS2 and allow an opportunity to view the plans that are being outlined.
Stuart has today backed the announcement that there will be increased funding for social care for the region. It was announced by the Government that Leeds will receive over £3million in additional funding to ease pressure on the health service going into the winter.
As we mark 100 years since the first women gained the right to vote, Stuart Andrew is inviting everyone in Pudsey, Horsforth and Aireborough to get involved in UK Parliament Week and play a part in our thriving democracy.
On Friday 19th October Stuart welcomed the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock to the constituency. They visited Emis Health, a company based in Rawdon within the constituency, which specialises in providing healthcare software and services.
Lee Scott, from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, visited the constituency on Friday 19th October to discuss, alongside Councillor Andrew Carter, the issue of Green Belt within the constituency.
Stuart, joined by other Leeds MPs and Councillor’s from both political parties, met with the Floods Minister this week to reiterate how crucial it is that enough funding is provided to the region to help build adequate flood defences following the Storm Eva flooding in 2015.
Following the recent Site Allocation Plan Inspection, Stuart was very pleased to hear that treasured Green Belt sites would no longer be consider a ‘Broad Location’ that Leeds City Council could potentially build on in the future, and that these sites marked as ‘Broad Locations’ would be reconsid