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Leeds is a town located in West Yorkshire, England. Leeds is fourth- a most populous urban area in the UK with an estimated population of 2.3 million. Leeds economy is the most diverse economy of UK’s main employment centres. The highest rate of private sector job growth has been seen in this city. The peak ratio of public to private sector jobs is observed when related to other core cities of the UK. Leeds is the major legal and financial centre in the UK after London.
Leeds has an oceanic climate influenced by the Pennines and the Atlantic. Winters are chilly, cloudy with occasional snow while summers are mild, with moderate rainfall. January is the coldest month with a mean temperature of 3 °C. July is the hottest month with a mean temperature of 16 °C. Temperature below −10 °C and above 30 °C are not common but may occur sometimes.
Leeds city council is the local government district that covers Leeds and the local authority. It is composed of 99 councillors in which three is for every district’s wards. Currently, the council is controlled by Labor. Leeds City Council provides local government services for West Yorkshire as it doesn’t have a county council.
Leeds has most diverse economy out of all UK’s main employment centres. This city has seen fastest rate of private sector jobs growth out of any UK’s city. Leeds has third largest jobs with 480,000 in self-employment at the beginning of 2015. 23.9% were in finance, banking and insurance, 24.7% were in public administration, education and health and 21.4% were is hotels, restaurants and distribution. Leeds differs most from financial structure of region and nation due to the banking, finance and insurance sectors. In 2011, Leeds worth was Euro 2.1 billion due to financial and services industry. It is the 5th largest in the UK behind Edinburgh, London, Manchester and Birmingham. Economic growth of Leeds raised due to tertiary industries like retail, call centres, offices and media. Subsidiary office of the Bank of England in the UK is located in Leeds. In 2012 GVA for Leeds was recorded at Euro 18.8 billion with entire city region of Leeds generating Euro 56 billion economy.
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