Eight of Leeds’ senior councillors will visit Morley this weekend in the first of several cabinet visits which will take place across the city.
The councillors, many of who sit on Leeds City Council’s executive board and others who are part of the council’s cabinet, will take a tour of Morley town centre on Saturday (31 July) from 10am and meet residents and owners of local businesses.
They will see first hand the benefits created since a town centre manager was appointed for Morley and Rothwell which includes a record number of visitors to the town centre, an increase in the number of shops and businesses and better partnership working across Morley.
The councillors will meet the chair of the Rothwell Traders Association and the town centre manager for Pudsey and Armley before walking along Queen Street where they will meet key partners and visit the town’s market.
Councillor Richard Lewis, deputy leader of Leeds City Council, said:
“This is the first of several visits by the cabinet to different areas of Leeds. The visits will allow us to meet local people and businesses, find out what is important to them and where we can make improvements across council services. Morley is a vibrant town with a busy centre and we all look forward to meeting lots of different people throughout the visit.”
The councillors visiting Morley on Saturday are: Councillor Richard Lewis, deputy leader and executive member for development and regeneration; Councillor Peter Gruen, executive member for housing and neighbourhoods; Councillor Adam Ogilvie, executive member for leisure; Councillor Lucinda Yeadon, executive member for adult social care; Councillor Jane Dowson, executive member for learning; Councillor Bernard Atha, policy lead for central and corporate; Councillor Lisa Mulherin, policy lead for leisure; Councillor Karen Renshaw, policy lead for children’s services.
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