West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Alison Lowe OBE
Deputy Mayor for West Yorkshire Combined Authority
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Alison Lowe OBE is the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (DMPC) Nominee in West Yorkshire.

Ms Lowe was West Yorkshire’s DMPC from 2021-2024, working with the Mayor, Tracy Brabin. On 4 May 2024, Tracy Brabin was re-elected as Mayor of West Yorkshire and nominated Alison Lowe as their preferred candidate for Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime. The appointment is subject to a hearing of the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel.

Alongside her role as DMPC, Ms Lowe has also worked with voluntary organisations for nearly 30 years and represented Armley on Leeds City Council from 1990 to 2019, as well as serving as Chair of the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel for five years.

Ms Lowe was formerly Chief Executive at Touchstone, a mental health and wellbeing charity based in West and South Yorkshire, she specialised in working with diverse communities.

In the New Year's Honours 2022, she was awarded an Officer of the British Empire (OBE) for services to mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19.

West Yorkshire Combined Authority Police & Crime Plan 2021-2024