Stuart has welcomed the new funding commitment announced by the Department for Transport this week to improve the condition of roads across the country. Over £500,000 will be provided to Leeds to tackle potholes and improve the condition of roads throughout the constituency.
Research from one of the UK’s leading job boards, Totaljobs, shows there has been 33% increase in jobs advertised in Leeds since 2016. The new figures show the jobs market is booming in the city as it emerges as one of the North’s hotspots, competing with London.
On 20th March the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, James Brokenshire MP, announced a £1 million funding boost to support veterans who are at risk of homelessness. The West Yorkshire region will be allocated £90,000.
Stuart Andrew was pleased to lend his support to World Cancer Day, an international day on February 4th every year that raises awareness of cancer and encourages its prevention, detection and treatment.
Aviva have announced the first winners of their latest Community Fund Competition and they include two projects within the constituency. Farsley Rehoboth and West End Primary in Horsforth have been awarded funds of up to £1,000 for their projects.