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Philip Davies MP launches new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we've launched this new local website.

Crown Courts sentencing league table

Philip Davies MP reveals Crown Courts "leniency league table" which shows how tough each Crown Court in the country is in sending offenders to prison for offences like violence against the person, burglary, robbery or sexual offences.

All Party Parliamentary Group on Religious Education

Philip Davies MP attended the first meeting of the ALL Party Parliamentary Group on Religious Education (RE) in Parliament on June 11th. The newly formed group is supported by the main political parties and will promote the highest possible standards of RE for all young people.

Criminals not sent to jail is "shocking"

An answer to Parliamentary questions submitted by Philip Davies revealed two sexual offenders with criminal histories spanning 30 years were not sent to jail for failing to comply with the sex offenders register. Mr. Davies has condemned sentences for these and other sex offenders as "soft."

Bail for thugs who skip bail

Philip Davies uncovered through Parliamentary questions that one criminal walks free despite having 382 previous convictions and cautions, and failing to surrender to bail 125 times. It was also revealed earlier this year that one in 11 murders is committed by bail bandits.

India tells UK: We don't want the peanuts you give us in aid.

India's finance minister Pranab Mukherjee dismissed the UK's £280million-a-year aid to his country as a "peanut" that was not necessary to their rapidly-growing economy. The UK government still plans to give India aid despite Makherjee's criticisms.

'Keep up fight over housing'

Campaigners in Menston are again fighting plans to build more than 130 homes in their village. Phillip Davies intervened to allow Campaigners time to voice their objections to Bradford Council.

Every British family sends £144 abroad to fight climate change

A total of £3.8billion of public money has been paid out or earmarked for projects abroad to fight climate change since 2007-an equivalent of £144 for every household in the UK. The figures prompted attacks on DFID's budget, which is set to rise to £11.5billion a year by 2015.