Mayor responds as bus strikes lifted across parts of the region

Reaction from the Mayor of West Yorkshire as bus strikes lifted on Friday 15 July.

13 July 2022

Mayor of West Yorkshire pleased as bus services due to resume on Friday 15 July.

Mayor of West Yorkshire, Tracy Brabin, said:

“I’m pleased to hear that the strike at Arriva will be lifted on Friday.  

“Four weeks without buses has had a major impact on the people of Wakefield, Dewsbury, Heckmondwike and South Leeds.

“Having spoken to both Unite and Arriva on a regular basis, I am hopeful a resolution will be found over the next couple of days and I can get back to planning the transformation of the network I know that the people of West Yorkshire need and deserve."