Keighley MP Kris Hopkins and Shipley MP Philip Davies issued statements to stop Keighley Magistrates' Court and Keighley County Court moving to Bradford. Philip Davies explained that that the cost of moving might even outweigh the amount saved by closing the courts.
David Cameron and George Osborne believe that big savings can be made in the £13billion-a-year incapacitated benefits system. For example, 1,000 said they were too fat to work and claimed £5million, along with benefits for headaches and blisters.
Philip Davies set out the case to Schools Secretary to rebuild secondary schools because of their rising student numbers. Mr. Davies believes that Bingley and Ilkley grammar schools are over-crowded and in need of more space because there is excess supply of students.
Campaigners want to see safety measures installed at the junction of Branksome Drive and Bradford Road. Philip Davies supports the campaigners because he wants it to be fixed before people get injured or worse.
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.
Today's attack piece in the Guardian against Philip Davies, MP for Shipley, is many things. It is certainly a lazy attempt to smear a decent man as a racist. It is potentially a worrying bit of political campaigning by supposedly impartial public servants (of which more later).