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Andrea welcomes latest jobs figures

Andrea has welcomed the latest figures, which show unemployment rates in Morley and Outwood at some of their lowest rates ever.

The total number of unemployed claimants in Morley and Outwood in July 2017 was 755, ranking it 475th highest of the 650 UK constituencies.

Drighlington bypass safety scheme

Following a campaign led by Andrea, Cllr Robert Finnigan and Drighlington Parish Council to address safety concerns residents had regarding the Drighlington bypass, Leeds City Council are to commence works between 19:00pm and 08:00am on Monday 21 August 2017 for 3 nights.

Andrea welcomes news of mandatory CCTV in slaughterhouses

Andrea has welcomed Michael Gove’s announcement that CCTV will be compulsory in all slaughterhouses. The Food Standards Agency’s official vets will have unrestricted access to footage of all areas containing livestock.

COLUMN: Polio must be eliminated

In 1988, polio paralysed more than 1,000 children every day. Now, it only exists in three countries, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria, and there have only been 8 documented cases so far this year. However, as long as the terrible disease still exists, it poses a risk to people everywhere.

Apprenticeship opportunity for Andrea Jenkyns MP

Location: Constituency office, Queen Street, Morley, Leeds.

Hours: Monday to Friday / 40 hours per week. Depending on age this role may include working on the occasional Saturday with time off in lieu.

Salary: In line with the current minimum wage rate for an apprentice.

Fighting for extra care housing in Morley

Andrea Jenkyns MP and Cllr Robert Finnigan held a meeting with a senior manager from Leeds City Council to discuss the future availability for Adult Social Care capacity in Morley.

Andrea welcomes additional mental health workers

Andrea welcomed the Secretary of State for Health’s announcement today that 21,000 new mental health workers will be recruited in England to properly integrate mental and physical services.

Lane Side Farm 'call-in request'

MP disappointed with Leeds City Council’s continuing policy to build 550 new homes on Greenfield land at Lane Side Farm.

Stanley Community Centre - continuing work with residents

Andrea, who has been working with lead residents and the Council to ensure that Stanley Community Centre remains accessible to the community despite the Council’s plans to go ahead with the transfer, is asking for comments on the proposed lease for the Centre.