My Plan for Ilkley

The Keighley and Ilkley Constituency covers a large geographical area with many varying challenges and opportunities. That is why I have set out my six individual priorities for both Ilkley, and for Keighley.

This page identifies my six local priorities for Ilkley, which includes Addingham and Ben Rhydding. 


Backing town centre shops

We can be rightly proud of our town centre, but we need the right shops and attractions to support local businesses and keep our high street vibrant. That’s why I’ll work with the community to promote a ‘shop local’ campaign, supporting jobs and giving independent retailers a much-needed boost.

Investing in our schools to create more local places

Young people deserve the best start in life, but parents have told me there aren’t enough places at local schools for children in Ilkley. I’ll make sure that we get the funding we need to create more quality school places for both primary and secondary schools in Ilkley.