WhatsApp Update Signup
Choose which WhatsApp Broadcast Group you'd like to join and enter you contact telephone number:
What Happens Next?
Within 48 hours you will receive a conformation text message to confirm who you are and your request.
You will be asked to reply to the message. If you reply:
YES you will be added to the selected broadcast group above
NO your request and data will be deleted.
If you do not rely within 24 hour of the confirmation text message being sent, your request and data will be deleted.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Will other people be able to see my contact telephone number?
A: No. Other members of the broadcast group can not see each others details.
Q: Will members of the broadcast group be able to message each other?
A: No. Unlike a normal WhatsApp chat group, this a one-way method of communication only.
Q: Will I receive party political messages?
A: No. These groups are for sharing local and general updates from us councillors only.
Q: What is a "general" update?
A: These would citywide consultations or reminders about Councillor Advice Drop-Ins or online Q&As.
Q: Will my data be shared with the Labour Party?
A: No. The data will be stored locally and will not be shared with anyone, including the Labour Party.
Q Will my data be shared with Leeds City Council?
A No. The data will be stored locally and will not be shared with anyone, including Leeds City Council.
Q: Will my contact details be shared between all the local Councillors and Member of Parliament?
A: No. The data will be stored locally and will not be shared with anyone, including the other Councillors of Member of Parliament. This is to limit the number of devices the data is stored on.
Q: Who will be managing the broadcast groups and be storing the data?
A: Cllr Paul Wray will be storing the data locally on WhatsApps' encrypted contact list on his work mobile phone. He will be the Data Controller.
Q: Can I stop receiving broadcast messages?
A: You can unregister at anytime by leaving the broadcast group on WhatsApp or by contacting Cllr Paul Wray.
Q: Why do you require my First and Last name to register?
A: This is to verify who you are and prevent you being added on the the broadcast group without approval.