Residents invited to join Wakefield Question Time

12/01/2021, PR-9784

​Wakefield residents will get the chance to ask questions to the Council's key decision makers about issues that affect the district during a live Q&A on Facebook.

Wakefield Question Time will take place on Monday 25 January at 12pm where Council Leader, Cllr Denise Jeffery, will be answering questions about the district's roads and transport.

Cllr Jeffery will be joined by Deputy Leader, Cllr Jack Hemingway, Cabinet Member for Planning and Highways, Cllr Matthew Morley and Glynn Humphries, Corporate Director for Communities, Environment and Climate Change.

All people need to do is put their questions in the comments section on the live stream on Facebook and the panel will answers as many questions as possible during the one-hour session.

Cllr Denise Jeffery
Cllr Denise Jeffery

​Cllr Denise Jeffery, Leader of Wakefield Council, said: "I'm really looking forward to taking part in this first Wakefield Question Time session of the New Year.

"This time the theme is roads and transport, which I know is a really important topic for many of our residents across the district.

"If you have a question, please tune in and we will answer as many as we can. I look forward to hearing from our residents once again."

Cllr Jack Hemingway

​Cllr Jack Hemingway, Deputy Leader of Wakefield Council, said: "It is fantastic that we are going to be able to engage with our residents in such an interactive way once again as we begin a New Year.

"I hope it means we can reach more people and address any concerns our residents might have about the district's roads and transport."

Join in on Facebook @MyWakefield at 12pm on Monday 25 January.

Some questions may not be taken by the panel if not relevant to the topic and/or the Council, or if it requires the disclosure of confidential or exempt information.

Residents can email their ideas on topics for future sessions to citizen@wakefield.gov.uk