Richard is the Labour Party Candidate for East Leeds. He was first elected as the Member of Parliament for East Leeds in 2015 and re-elected in 2017.
He lives in East Leeds and his family has lived and worked in East Leeds for more than 100 years – ever since arriving from Ireland looking for work.
He takes duty of being your Member of Parliament very seriously. That’s why he promised not to take any second jobs and to hold regular and accessible advice sessions for local residents right across East Leeds. He has kept those promises.
Richard has helped thousands of local people in East Leeds facing tough times through no fault of their own and as Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Justice has argued for policies which will reduce the number of victims of crime and increase access to justice.
Every vote for Richard is a vote for a strong local voice - from East LEEDS, for East Leeds. It’s a vote to ensure East Leeds is not forgotten.
And by voting to re-elect Richard, you can help to secure a Labour Government that will bring real and positive practical change for the many, not the few. Our communities and our country deserve so much better than a decade of vicious Conservative cuts.
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