Hustings for West Yorkshire Metro Mayor

Liberal Democrat candidate for West Yorkshire Mayor, Cllr Stewart Golton will be at the West Yorkshire Mayoral Hustings on Thursday 1st April at 12.00pm, hosted by Centre for Cities. If you wish to attend, you must register (for free) via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/west-yorkshire-metro-mayor-economy-hustings-tickets-142832336363 […]

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Lib Dems slam exaggerated Tory boasts on West Yorkshire police funding as ‘smoke and mirrors’

Leeds Liberal Democrats have attacked local Conservative boasts about police funding as “smoke and mirrors” that dress up a potential Council Tax rise as if it were extra funding from the Government. Local Conservatives have claimed that “West Yorkshire Police is set to receive an additional £27.3m in its funding, thanks to the Conservative Government’s […]

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LIB DEMS SELECT STEWART GOLTON AS WEST YORKSHIRE METRO MAYOR CANDIDATE

West Yorkshire Liberal Democrats have chosen high profile Leeds City Councillor Stewart Golton as their candidate for West Yorkshire Mayor. An elected councillor for 20 years, Stewart is the Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group on Leeds City Council. He is the party’s sole representative on the West Yorkshire Combined Authority where he has been […]

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A statement on the expansion of Leeds Bradford Airport

“The air travel industry is at a crossroads. National and Local Government response to the Climate Change crisis by committing to achieve carbon neutrality in the near future will necessarily affect an industry whose infrastructure relies on carbon based fuels. Our current experience of the extent of travel restrictions necessary to combat a global pandemic, […]

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Black Lives Matter

Cllr Stewart Golton, Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group on Leeds City Council reiterated the party’s position on the Black Lives Matter movement in the light of recent controversy over demonstrations and calls for the removal of some monuments: “Too many people’s lives both in the UK and across the world are blighted by discrimination, […]

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Leeds Tory MPs Vote To Force MPs Back To Parliament ‘Deeply Irresponsible’ — Local Lib Dems

PARLIAMENT HAD PUT IN PLACE A SYSTEM FOR REMOTE VOTING DURING THE LOCKDOWN THE GOVERNMENT NOW FORCING MPS TO RETURN TO WESTMINSTER TO VOTE IN PERSON  ALEC SHELBROOKE MP VOTED IN FAVOUR OF ENDING REMOTE VOTING  Leeds Liberal Democrats have criticised Leeds Tory MPs Alec Shelbrooke & Stuart Andrew, for joining Jacob Rees-Mogg in forcing […]

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