Campaigns

Call for clarity: Newmarket Stadium

Andrea Jenkyns MP is calling for a public meeting for the different stakeholders of the Newmarket Stadium to come together, along with the people of Wakefield, to answer the questions: Why hasn’t a stadium been built yet? What will the different parties do to fix the issue?

Help save Drighlington's green spaces

Plans have been submitted to build 179 homes on Pitty Close Farm, Drighlington. This is in addition to the 42 homes already approved in Drighlington last year that the community needs to absorb.

Keep Stanley Community Centre Open

Wakefield District Council are proposing to close the Stanley Community Centre and this will damage the community in Stanley. Local people will be stripped of a fantastic place for residents of all ages to socialise and enjoy recreational activities together.

Save Siegen Manor

You can sign the petition below. You can also download a petition sheet to collect signatures offline. Please send or hand in completed petition sheets to Andrea's office at 62 Queen Street. Please return all petition sheets by 15th January 2016. Loading...

Supporting Local Business

Andrea and BusinessAndrea was brought up with an entrepreneurial background. Her Dad was a lorry driver who went on to set up his own transport company. Having also being self-employed herself, Andrea understands both the joys and challenges that businesses face.  

Fighting For Better Transport

Transport links in our area need to be strenghtened.  Andrea has had calls from several residents asking for a central bus station, also our station in Morley needs some major improvements too.  She has been campaigning on these matters for some time and last year in June 2014, Andrea brought the Transport Minister Robert Goodwill up to our area to see first hand what improvements need to be made.

Pothole Patrol

Our roads have suffered from underinvestment by the local authority. Here you can tell Andrea about problems on the roads in your area.

The European Union

As a Euro-sceptic who like many others wonders; what are the true benefits of our relationship with the European Union. I decided to set about looking into two key areas and how it effects us locally.

Fighting Against Planning Issues

Local Planning issues and the LDF (Local Development Framework) continue to cause concern. Andrea like many local people has deep concerns over the viability of the council’s Local  Development Plan.  She has been working closely with community groups for many months to ensure that our concerns are heard.