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27,000 new jail TVs

Millions of pounds have gone on sets for nearly half the jail cells in England and Wales. This comes at a time when people were forced to slash spending to cope with the recession.

You pay for MEP children's skiing.

A ski trip for children of MEPs was heavily subsidised by Brussels parliament. This comes in addition to a recent demand for a 3.7 per cent pay raise during the recession.

Shipley and Keighley MPs voice concerns

Two MPs in the Bradford district are calling for Government to scrap plans to merge the city's fire control centre and answer calls in Wakefield, fearing lives could be put at risk.

DNA 'strong case for death penalty'

Ground-breaking DNA detection techniques means the argument for bringing back the death penalty is getting "stronger and stronger," according to a West Yorkshire MP. Shipley Tory MP Philip Davies said politicians are out of step with public opinion on the issue of capital punishment.

Dad wins £1,350 refund from CSA - and an apology

A father-of-six has won a long-running battle with the Child Support Agency (CSA) for a refund of more than £1,350 - with the help of the Telegraph & Argus...He thanked the T&A and Shipley Tory MP Philip Davies for taking up his case...