Rachel Reeves

Member of Parliament for Leeds West

 

I visited Abbey House Museum on 15th March to celebrate International Women’s Day, after the adverse weather led the event to be rescheduled.

Visit to Abbey House Museum

  I visited Abbey House Museum on 15th March to celebrate International Women’s Day, after the adverse weather led the event to be rescheduled. Read more

 

In March I visited Zenith, a local business who were the first to move into the offices at Kirkstall Forge Station.

Visit to Zenith

  In March I visited Zenith, a local business who were the first to move into the offices at Kirkstall Forge Station. Read more

 

Armley is due to benefit from a £2 million affordable homes development by Unity Homes, which will be completed in September 2018.

Unity Homes Development

  Armley is due to benefit from a £2 million affordable homes development by Unity Homes, which will be completed in September 2018. Read more

 

Northern Rail have recently announced that they will be increasing the number of services per hour at Kirkstall Forge Station from May. This is great news!

New services at Kirkstall Forge Station

  Northern Rail have recently announced that they will be increasing the number of services per hour at Kirkstall Forge Station from May. This is great news! Read more

Today, I am really pleased to be releasing a new pamphlet, The Everyday Economy. You can read it here.

The Everyday Economy is a contribution to the debate on how Labour can build on the success of its 2017 manifesto. In it, I argue for a new approach to Britain’s economy. This is built around work, family and the places we live, as the key pillars of a strategy to a grow a successful economy that benefits everyone.

THE EVERYDAY ECONOMY

Today, I am really pleased to be releasing a new pamphlet, The Everyday Economy. You can read it here. The Everyday Economy is a contribution to the debate on how Labour can build... Read more

On International Women’s Day on 8th March, we recognised the importance and legacy of women pioneers who came before us.

International Women's Day 2018

On International Women’s Day on 8th March, we recognised the importance and legacy of women pioneers who came before us. Read more

In West Leeds and across the country, people are struggling to make ends meet. Our NHS is at breaking point, local councils are on the verge of going bankrupt and household debt is rising. But the Chancellor’s meagre Spring Statement failed to address any of those problems.

Rachel's Response to the Chancellor's Spring Statement

In West Leeds and across the country, people are struggling to make ends meet. Our NHS is at breaking point, local councils are on the verge of going bankrupt and... Read more

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It was great to visit the Forgotten Women of Wakefield group on the 16th February. The Project have been set up to creatively  commemorate women from Wakefield who's achievements have been forgotten.

Forgotten Women of Wakefield

  It was great to visit the Forgotten Women of Wakefield group on the 16th February. The Project have been set up to creatively  commemorate women from Wakefield who's achievements... Read more

 

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It was great to chair this event at the Brudenell Social Club on the 17th February with Angela Rayner MP, Cllr Jonathan Pryor, Cllr, Lisa Mulherin and Hannah Bithell - Council candidate for Kirkstall

Angela Rayner at Brudenell Social Club

    It was great to chair this event at the Brudenell Social Club on the 17th February with Angela Rayner MP, Cllr Jonathan Pryor, Cllr, Lisa Mulherin and Hannah... Read more

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Come In and Rest is a fantastic new scheme launching in Leeds that invites businesses to put a sticker in their window to let people know that those who need to are welcome to come inside and sit down for a few minutes, without any obligation to make a purchase.

Come In and Rest

  Come In and Rest is a fantastic new scheme launching in Leeds that invites businesses to put a sticker in their window to let people know that those who... Read more

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