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End aid to India

Shipley MP Philip Davies is demanding aswers from the Government to state what type or form of international aid the UK still gives to India after the Secretary of State for International Development said all aid will stop as of 2015.

Bradford Council cover up on council tax information by ward

Bradford Council has been accused of a cover up after it wrote in FOI response to Philip Davies MP it did not have details of cash raised from council tax collection by ward – only for the former leader Kris Hopkins and now Government minister to tell Parliament the data is available. Mr Davies said it should be statutory to publish how much council tax receipts they receive from each ward in the area.

Jobs in the Shipley Constituency and West Yorkshire

More jobs were created in Yorkshire last year than in the whole of France, the Employment Minister said in response to a question from Shipley MP Philip Davies. The shock but positive news came as Shipley MP Philip Davies urged ministers to ensure jobcentres back job fairs organised by MPs to help people back into work. Mr Davies held a Jobs fair in November last year which saw businesses and organisations come together with 300 vacancies on offer. ONS figures show a huge increase in employment thanks to the Conservative led Government's reforms.

Shipley Eastern Bypass

The fate of the Shipley Eastern Bypass lies with Bradford Council and West Yorkshire Comibined Authority. Philip Davies MP has been persistently calling on the local authorities to use money available to transport funds in West Yorkshire to be used appropriately and include the Shipley Eastern Bypass as a priority. 

Dogs thefts

Philip Davies MP told the Prime Minister at Prime Ministers Questions that mroe must be done to tackle dog thefts and treat the crime seriously just as any other crime. Prime Minister David Cameron condemned the theft as appalling after Mr Davies urged him to “make sure the authorities investigate these crimes and take them seriously.

SHIPLEY MP WANTS TO STOP WIND TURBINES SUBSIDIES

Philip Davies MP has abacked a Bill in Parliament that would restrict the subsidies given to wind turbines. He wants epopel to have the cheapest energy available nto the greenest.  As a result of green inittiatives started with Ed Miliband people would pay more for greener energy. 

Children Centres

Bradford Council has come under attack in Parliament for playing political games at the expense of children. Shipley MP Philip Davies accused the Labour-run council of giving preferential treatment to Labour heartlands and cutting services in his Conservative area along with neighbouring Keighley.