Local News

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.

Flooding arrangements

AN MP is demanding government set out what it has done to protect West Yorkshire since the devastating Boxing Day floods.

Casey Report

Documents should stop being published in multiple languages and only in English to encourage communities to integrate and learn the language of the county they live in, according to a local MP.