Local News

Schools Funding Formula

Proposals which will see schools across the district lose thousands of pounds of funding must be scrapped, an MP has said.

Mental Health work in Bradford

The Cellar Trust in Shipley has been praised by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt for its work in supporting people with mental health problems.

Mr Hunt congratulated the organisation and hoped to take up an invitation from Shipley MP Philip Davies to visit.

High Speed 3

Government has given the strongest hint yet that Bradford will be included on a high speed east to west coast northern rail line.

Shipley Eastern Bypass

Transport ministers will meet with Shipley MP Philip Davies to discuss the ongoing problems surrounding a Shipley Eastern Bypass.

Government previously said it was “fully aware of the benefits of the scheme” but no progress has been made.

Job Centre Closures

Philip Davies has secured a meeting with the government minister in charge of closing Job Centres and will set out why Shipley should not be merged with Bradford.

Disability Confident

An MP is urging government to give incentives to employers to take on disabled workers so they can get into the workplace.

Job Centre Closure

AN MP has demanded government look at the local situation in Shipley before closing its Job Centre and merging it with Bradford.

Work on tackling dementia

Bradford’s social housing provider has been praised in Parliament for leading the way in dementia education.

Shipley MP Philip Davies hailed Incommunities, based in his constituency, for training its staff to support residents with dementia.

Keighley Magistrates Court

AN MP has urged government to cut its losses and auction off Keighley magistrates’ court closed instead of wasting thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money each month keeping the building closed.

Business Question: Skills

An MP has demanded reassurances from government that businesses across the district will not suffer as a result of changes to departmental responsibilities.