Local News

Andrea Supports the Federation of Small Businesses

Today I met with representatives from the Federation of Small Businesses in our area.

I am strongly in favour of supporting small business owners, the backbone of our economy and we are privileged to have so many independent businesses here in our area!

Andrea Meets Local Autism Campaigner

Pleasure to meet super mum Rachel today, a champion for autistic children in education. It's so important the right support is available. Check out her book!

Andrea Meets Local Road Safety Campaigner

Andrea met with Ian Greenwood, a road safety campaigner from Leeds about the number of people who are killed or seriously injured on our roads, in Leeds as well across the country (5 people, on average a day).

Andrea Visits YBS

Great to visit the Yorkshire Building Society in Morley today and discuss the local branch, the upcoming budget, and the work YBS do in schools and for charity to promote social mobility!

Andrea Meets OGA Lofthouse Gate School Parliament

Thank you to the School Parliament at Outwood Grange Academy Lofthouse Gate for meeting with me this morning!

It was great to tell you all about my role as an MP and answer your insightful questions!

Wakefield Express: A Shining Example of Local Entrepreneurship

I recently paid a visit to Brenda’s forced rhubarb farm in Kirkhamgate, within the famous rhubarb triangle. Brenda’s farm is a shining example of local entrepreneurship continuing in the tradition passed down by generations, indeed almost all of the work is still done by hand.

Andrea Saves Heritage Items

Pleased to have been successful in bidding for some Morley heritage items, to save them for the town.

Residents are welcome to visit my office to view these bits of our history any time!

Andrea Holds Train Station Surgery

Today I held my Train Station Surgery at Morley station.

Thanks to everyone who stopped to chat with us, and to Northern  & Network Rail for coming to hear commuter's concerns.

Andrea Visits Little Buttons Nursery

Just visited the amazing Little Buttons Nursery in Churwell, thanks to Warren for showing me around.

The children were so well behaved too!