Judith Blake: From the Leeds United terraces to the corridors of power

Judith Blake: From the Leeds United terraces to the corridors of power
 

From the terraces at Leeds United to the school gates to the corridors of power, Judith Blake’s journey to heading up Yorkshire’s biggest and most influential council has been a far from conventional one. Aisha Iqbal reports.
Judith Blake can’t remember a time when she wasn’t interested in politics.
But at the same time, she admits she never had any real ambitions for a high flying political career.
That’s some admission from a woman who is in charge of the third biggest local authority in the country, Leeds City Council, overseeing a budget of half a billion pounds (it was nearer the... read more

 
13 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 60
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