Stuart Andrew, MP for Pudsey, Horsforth and Aireborough, and Yorkshire and Humber MEP candidate Ryan Stephenson met with 50 constituents and supporters on Sunday for lunch and a discussion about future plans for the constituency, as well as any local issues that people were facing.

Mr Andrew said: “It was great to meet with so many people who take a proactive role in politics within the community.

“We had many interesting discussions and I was given valuable feedback on how my role as the MP for Pudsey directly helps my constituents.

“The lunch at Abid’s was delicious and I would like to thank the organiser of the event, Raja, for his time and generous hospitality and I would also like to thank everyone who was able to attend.”

Raja Hussain added: “It was a pleasure to have lunch with Stuart Andrew and also be joined by Ryan Stephenson.

“Talking to Stuart gave us all a lot of encouragement and we are very keen to keep the close relationship with our MP in the years to come.”