Useful Contacts

Here you will find some useful contacts that may help you with your enquiries:

Legal Advice

MP’s are unable to give legal advice to constituents or intervene on matters of a legal nature. For expert and professional advice, you should first contact our local Citizen’s Advice Bureau on the details provided below, who can reach out to me if they consider my involvement to be useful

Citizen’s Advice Bureau 
Trinity Chapel
Wesley Square
Pudsey
LS28 7AB
0113 23 4400

Immigration

If you are concerned about your immigration or visa status, you can contact

Leeds Immigration Advisory Service
Oxford House
Oxford Road
Leeds
LS1 3BE
0113 834 7577

Leeds City Council

MP’s also have no jurisdiction over decisions made by the local council, and therefore it is advisory to contact your local Councillor’s with any issues you have over decisions made by Leeds City Council. A list of local Councillor’s and their contact details can be found here.

Other useful contacts at Leeds City Council include:

·         Bins and recycling – 0113 222 4406

·         Council Tax – 0113 222 4404

·         Planning – 0113 222 4409

·         School Admissions - 0113 222 4414

·         Parking - 0113 395 0050

·         Disabled Parking - 0113 222 4444

·         Homelessness and Housing Advice - 0113 222 4412

·         Council Housing – 0800 188 4000

·         Adult Social Care – 0113 222 4401

·         Safety of Children – 0113 222 4403

·         Roads and Pavements – 0113 222 4407

·         Environmental Issues – 0113 222 4406

Out of hours contacts, which should only be used in an emergency, are:

·         Adult Social Care – 07712106378

·         Child Social Care – 0113 376 0469

·         Housing Leeds Emergency Housing Repairs – 0113 376 0410

·         Homelessness – 07891 273 939

·         Public and Highway Safety – 0113 376 0499

Constituents with speech or hearing impairments can contact lccoutofhours@leeds.gov.uk to access the Housing & Public Safety Teams.

Homelessness

Leeds Street Outreach Service - 0133 245 9445 or westyorks.SOS@cri.org.uk 

Emergency Services

·         Police - Call 101 for non-immediate danger and 999 for immediate danger

·         Fire - 999

·         National Grid – If you smell gas, call 0800 111 999

·         Yorkshire Water – 0845 124 2424

·         Northern Power Grid – 0800 375 675

·         Medical and Ambulance  – Call 111 for non-emergencies and 999 for emergencies

Neighbourhood Planning

If you are concerned about neighbourhood planning, you can contact members of the Board of the Aireborough Neighbourhood Development Forum, who I work closely with on local planning issues. 

Government Departments

If you would like to contact a Government Department, the below information will be of use to you

The Prime Minister
10 Downing Street
London
SW1A 2AA or https://email.number10.gov.uk/

Attorney General
20 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0NF
020 7271 2492 or correspondence@attorneygeneral.gsi.gov.uk

Cabinet Office
Correspondence Team
70 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2A
020 7276 1234 or publiccorrespondence@cabinetoffice.gov.uk

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
1 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0ET 
enquiries@bis.gsi.gov.uk or 020 7215 5000
correspondence@decc.gsi.gov.uk or 0300 060 4000

Department for Communities and Local Government
2 Marsham Street 
London
SW1P 4DF
030 3444 0000 or http://forms.communities.gov.uk/

Department for Culture, Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street 
London
SW1A 2BQ
020 7211 6000 or enquiries@culture.gov.uk

Department for Education
Ministerial and Public Communications Division
Department for Education 
Piccadilly Gate, Store Street
Manchester
M1 2WD
0370 000 2288 or https://www.gov.uk/contact-dfe

Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Nobel House 
17 Smith Square 
London
SW1P 3JR
03459 33 55 77 or defra.helpline@defra.gsi.gov.uk

*UPDATED* Department for Exiting the European Union
Correspondence Team
9 Downing Street 
London
SW1A 2AS or https://email.dexeu.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/

Department for International Development
22 Whitehall London
SW1A 2EG
020 7023 0000 or enquiry@dfid.gov.uk

Department for International Trade
1 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0ET
020 7215 5000

Department for Transport
Great Minster House 
33 Horseferry Road 
London
SW1P 4DR
0300 330 3000 or https://forms.dft.gov.uk/contact-dft-and-agencies/

Department for Work & Pensions
Caxton House 
Tothill Street
London
SW1H 9NA
ministers@dwp.gsi.gov.uk

Department of Health
Ministerial Correspondence and Public Enquiries Unit
Department of Health 
Richmond House 
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NS
0207 210 4850 or https://contactus.dh.gov.uk/?openform

Foreign & Commonwealth Office
King Charles Street 
London
SW1A 2AH
020 7008 1500 or fcocorrespondence@fco.gov.uk

HM Treasury
The Correspondence and Enquiry Unit
1 Horse Guards Road
London
SW1A 2HQ
020 7270 5000 or public.enquiries@hmtreasury.gsi.gov.uk

Home Office
Direct Communications Unit
2 Marsham Street
London
SW1P 4DF
020 7035 4848 or public.enquiries@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk

Ministry of Defence
Whitehall 
London
SW1A 2HB
020 7218 9000

Ministry of Justice
102 Petty France
London
SW1H 9AJ
020 3334 3555 or general.queries@justice.gsi.gov.uk

Syrian Refugees

Anyone in Leeds who would like to do something to help with the refugee crisis can do so through a number of organisations in the city working with refugees and asylum seekers who rely on the goodwill and generosity of the public:

  • Donations - for direct support to destitute asylum seekers, with food, clothing and money donations – main contact PAFRAS - 0113 262 2163www.pafras.org.uk. Also Meeting Point in Armley,https://meetingpointleeds.wordpress.com
  • Volunteer - help with English lessons in refugees’ homes, or provide a room in your home for a destitute asylum seeker to sleep for a day or two. LASSN www.lassn.org.uk
  • Other welcoming activities – Leeds City of Sanctuary co-ordinate activities to make Leeds more welcoming to refugees and asylum seekers, see their website https://leeds.cityofsanctuary.org/. It includes a link to ‘Here are 6 things you can do to help refugees if you live in Leeds’.
  • Abigail Housing help provide temporary accommodation to help bridge the gap between Home Office support and a successful application for social housing or time to work towards saving a deposit to go into private rented accommodation. More info at www.abigailhousing.org.uk
  • For more information about helping refugees around the region you can also contact Migration Yorkshire at admin@migrationyorkshire.org.uk 0113 395 2434.