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Contact the Liberal Democrats

Since the election campaign Leeds Liberal Democrats have had hundreds of emails and calls from electors wanting to be part of Vince Cable's campaign here.

If you would like a poster, or to help the Liberal Democrat campaign, or even to make a much needed donation, please write now to info@leedslibdems.org.uk or call (0113) 2672802.

We have parliamentary and city council candidates in your area.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Councillor Stewart Golton - Leader, Leeds City Council Liberal Democrats

Recent updates

  • Article: Sep 13, 2017

    Leeds-based anti-Brexit campaigners are holding their first Stop Brexit 'Day of Action' in the city centre this Saturday, 16 September 2017.

    The series of events will commence at 1pm with a rally in Dortmund Square. The rally will be addressed by speakers including Richard Corbett, Labour MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber, and Professor Emmy Van Deurzen, Vice Chair of New Europeans - a pan-European pro-EU campaign organisation.

  • Article: Jul 11, 2017

    Lib Dem councillors in Leeds are calling for the government to offer a fairer deal on public sector pay.

    Councillor Sandy Lay (Otley and Yeadon) will move a motion at this Wednesday's (12th July) full meeting of council, which calls for the Chancellor of the Exchequer to lift the 1% cap on pay increases in the public sector.

  • Article: Jul 4, 2017

    The leader of Leeds City Council's Lib Dem group is calling for Leeds City Council to spend an unexpected windfall on better recycling services for residents.

    Waste management firm Veolia will pay the council an undisclosed sum as a result of its failure to meet contractual obligations on recycling of waste sent to the incinerator facility in East Leeds that it manages on behalf of the council.

  • Cllr Sandy Lay with Alison Barton from Otley Hire Centre
    Article: Jun 27, 2017

    City councillor Sandy Lay (Lib Dem Otley and Yeadon) is calling on BT Openreach and Northern Power Grid to work together to fix internet and broadband problems in a part of Otley that are causing ongoing connection and telephony issues for businesses and residents, including Waitrose and Westgate Surgery.

  • Article: Jun 14, 2017

    Councillors Colin Campbell, Ryk Downes and Sandy Lay (Lib Dem, Otley and Yeadon) have expressed concerns about the future quality of waste collection services in Otley and Yeadon following Leeds City Council's proposals to shut the Henshaw Lane waste depot in Yeadon and move the bin wagons to Newmarket Approach in East Leeds.

  • Cllr Lay
    Article: Jun 9, 2017

    Councillors Sandy Lay (Lib Dem, Otley and Yeadon) and Paul Wadsworth (Cons, Guiseley) have welcomed First West Yorkshire's announcement that they will be holding a public meeting on the results of their service consultation.

    The meeting will take place in Yeadon Town Hall at 7pm on Monday June 19th. First Bus will feed back the results of the consultation that ran earlier this year on routes serving the A660 corridor, including the Guiseley and Yeadon 33a and 97 services.

  • Cllr Lay standing next to an example hole
    Article: May 23, 2017

    Otley and Yeadon councillors Sandy Lay, Colin Campbell and Ryk Downes are asking residents to tell them where funding should be targeted to fill problem potholes in the local area.

    £411,000 has been made available citywide to fill holes in residential roads over the next year and the councillors want local residents to help them prioritise the streets with the worst damage.

  • Article: May 16, 2017

    Leeds for Europe, a group campaigning for Britain to remain in the European Union, are hosting a public meeting at Leeds Civic Hall Council Chamber on 20 May. Titled 'Fighting for Europe' the meeting will be addressed by leading national anti-Brexit campaigner, Professor A C Grayling, and former Leeds MP Michael Meadowcroft.

  • Alisdair Calder McGregor
    Article: May 16, 2017

    This Saturday, 20 May, Leeds West Liberal Democrats are holding a meeting to promote their candidate for the General Election. The meeting is at 11.30am, at the Bramley Community Centre, Waterloo Lane, LS13 2JB (near the junction with Bramley Town Street). You are warmly invited to attend. A photograph of the candidate is attached.

  • Photo of Cllr Golton with local resident Frank Vaughan, and Carmel Harrison
    Article: Apr 19, 2017

    Garages on Queensway, off Haigh Road have been demolished and are to be grassed over for residents to enjoy thanks to Rothwell Lib Dem Councillor Stewart Golton.

    After years as a local eyesore, demolition has started and work should be finished on the new green area by the summer.

    Cllr Stewart Golton (Lib Dem, Rothwell) commented: "The garages have remained largely unused for some time now and the area has turned increasingly derelict, becoming a magnet for graffiti and fly-tipping.

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