Statement on Schools Funding

Schools across the district will learn how much cash they will receive under government changes to funding in September after an MP demanded a timescale was set out.

Brownfield Priority for building

Government ministers have warned Bradford Council it must build on brownfield sites before the greenbelt.

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid said he expected Bradford to follow guidelines set out regarding brownfield, after Shipley MP Philip Davies told Parliament of his concerns.

Parking changes

AN MP has accused a private parking company handing out £100 fines of rogue practices.

Birmingham based company Smart Paring took over the running of the car-park behind the Co-op in Saltaire last month from Bradford Council and changed the long-standing rules on parking.

HS3 Bradford Stop

AN MP has piled pressure on government to ensure Bradford is one of the stops on the new high speed east to west northern rail line.

Shipley Eastern Bypass Meeting

Transport bosses in West Yorkshire will be asked to meet with Government ministers to discuss the Shipley Eastern Bypass after an MP demanded everyone stop blaming each other for delays to the much needed scheme.

Positive Discrimination

Philip Davies has hit out at the “pure and simple racism” being shown by some media organisations offering internships for non-white people.

Only ethnic minorities can apply for the ITV and New Statesman positions.

Dog theft and fighting

Not enough is being done to tackle dog thefts across the district and to stop them being used for dog fighting, an MP has said.

Job Centre Closure

Staff at Shipley’s job centre which faces closure must be given the choice of where they re-locate, an MP has warned Government.

Housing for ex-offenders

No prisoner should be given more priority over housing than any law abiding citizen, an MP has said.

Shipley MP Philip Davies demanded assurances people released from jail would not be treated more favourably than other people at risk of losing their home.

Local MP gives alternative manifesto

The district’s only remaining Tory MP has set out what he believes the Party should do to win back a majority at the next election – whenever that may be.