Tory MP defends disability remarks

Philip Davies came under fire when he suggested that disabled workers should be able to work below the minimum wage. Explaining that if people finding it difficult to access jobs decide they are prepared to work for less in order to get hired, then the Government should not stand in their way.

Two in three serial offenders escape being sent to prison

A third of criminals (62,000) who have at least 15 previous offences to their name were given a prison sentence last year after returning to crime. This trend dons fear of a "revolving door" criminal justice system due to the soft policy on criminals under Ken Clarke.

Pakistan is told it must come clean

MPs called Pakistan to come clean on the whereabouts of Osama Bin Laden due to speculation that the government there are supporting him. Given the new £650 million aid package from the UK to Pakistan, the fear is that the aid will be working against our anti-terrorist operations.

Library cutbacks 'a political point'

Philip Davies said there was no reason Bradford Council should close five libraries, given libraries were kept open with similar grants in previous years. He fears the Council is making cuts to make political points about the Government, which is not the duty of a council.

Amnesty boss gets secret £1/2m pay-off

Amnesty International's secretary-general Irene Khan left the organisation in 2009 with a payout of £533,103, over four times her salary. Philip Davies said this payout was ludicrous and those that donated to the organisation believing they were alleviating poverty not subsidising a payout.

Fury over details of crimes withheld in reports

A new policy across Bradford to withhold some crime details has been criticised as unjustifiable and secretive. The policy was implemented in order to calm people's fears about the extent of crimes, but many believe this may make people feel safer when in reality they are less safe.

Flood of Support for EU crusade.

More than 100,000 people have signed up to the Daily Express' crusade for Britain to quit the European Union. The support hit six figures in just over a week after the crusade was launched, putting it on course to become the fastest growing campaign in newspaper history.

Not even 100 convictions are enough to put a crook in jail.

Figures reveal that half of all criminals found guilty of a serious crime escaped a prison sentence despite having more than 100 previous convictions or cautions. These figures came with a plan to increase community sentences and cut prison places by 3,000 over four years.

MP in children's' Urdu books row.

Philip Davies criticized Bradford Council for allowing children's books in Urdu to be available in libraries around the district because it disadvantages young children who need to have a strong command of English before they start school.

MPs unite in fight to retain courts.

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.