HS3 station stops

An east to west Northern coast to coast rail line connecting major cities must stop at Bradford and not just Leeds, an MP has warned.

Shipley Eastern Bypass

Claims by Bradford Council and West Yorkshire transport bosses that government criteria is preventing the Shipley Eastern Bypass going ahead are not true, a government minister has said.

B&B/Sainsbury's site Update

AN MP is piling pressure on supermarket giant Sainsbury’s to update residents on the future of the old Bradford and Bingley site.

Years after the site was purchased by Sainsbury’s its future is still uncertain. Shipley MP Philip Davies said residents deserve to know what is happening.

PMQ on Prisoners

The law which means all prisoners have to be released half way through their sentence must be abolished, an MP has said.

Introduced by the last Labour government it does not take into account behaviour or re-offending risk, Shipley MP Philip Davies warned.

Tackling Childhood Obesity

AN MP has urged government to curb its “nanny state” instincts when it comes to tackling childhood obesity.

Instead of dictating to parents what they should be feeding their children, more physical activity should be incorporated into a child’s day, Shipley MP Philip Davies said.

Gambling Machines

Reducing the stakes on gambling machines in shops will not stop people betting but push more people on the internet to gamble, an MP has said.

Battle of Orgreave

AN MP who lived in a mining area at the time has told Parliament of the bullying and intimidation people faced at the hands of miners during the strike.

Female prisoners

AN MP has hit out after Government said it is acceptable that men and women prisoners are treated differently.

Shipley MP Philip said crime was gender neutral and criminals should be treated the same regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race or religion.

Homelessness Reduction Bill

AN MP has demanded an overhaul of how homeless people are treated after he told Parliament people were denied help because they were not addicts and therefore not a priority.