Working In Our Community

In my role as Member of Parliament, I try not only to campaign to improve our local area but also bring attention to charities and local community groups that do great work to support our area, and people in need. 


Andrea Visits Bisq-it Pottery Painting Studio

Really enjoyed visiting Bisq-It pottery painting studio in Churwell with Clifford, this fantastic new business opens tomorrow. Great for personalised Christmas gifts! Remember to book ahead for your socially distanced table!

Andrea Visits Local DWP Team

Great socially distanced meeting with the Local Department of Work & Pensions team in Morley today. Huge positivity amongst the team here which is great to see and will help local people find jobs & reskill

I look forward to working with them to help local people!

Andrea Visits Needless Pub

Fantastic to catch up with Danny, new owner of Morley's Needless Inn pub!

Following the successful Eat Out to Help Out scheme he is offering 20% off Mon-Wed till the end of November- and the food smelt great!

Looking forward to bringing Clifford here for some lunch soon!

Andrea Writes to the Chancellor About Lower High Street VAT

These are difficult times for our high streets, and the Government is acting to support jobs and businesses across the UK. I have written to the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, asking him to consider a two-tier system of VAT.

Moor News: Road Safety in Drighlington

Another fantastic edition of Moor News for Drighlington!

Lots of community support & information within it's pages, and in my regular column I discuss road safety in the village

Residents can read my article in full here: 

Andrea Meets With White Rose Managers

Productive meeting with the White Rose team to hear about the work they've done to keep people safe whilst they shop.

I am pleased to see footfall is returning well & two new retailers have opened up!

Andrea Praises Town Deal Funding

I welcome the attached letter from the Minister of Housing, Communities & Local Government, Robert Jenrick MP, who has outlined that the £750,000 of Government funding for Morley, to help with levelling up communities and ensuring everyone benefits from economic growth, will arrive by the end