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
Stuart was delighted to open up a brand new Trim Trail that will provide kids with the chance to let off some steam after an old trail was closed in 2016. The £9,000 needed was donated by a combination of local businesses and the school’s Parent Teacher Association.
On Friday 12th October Stuart visited RPC UK in Guiseley, which provides market-leading advice for capital project management. Stuart talked to them about the vital service they provide, as well as being an important source of jobs within the constituency.