News https://www.philip-davies.org.uk/news/feed en Philip Davies MP welcomes highest funding figures yet for pupils across West Yorkshire https://www.philip-davies.org.uk/news/philip-davies-mp-welcomes-highest-funding-figures-yet-pupils-across-west-yorkshire <p>Schools across the district are set to be given the highest amount of funding per pupil across West Yorkshire, according to figures released today.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>The Department for Education published provisional figures showing per pupil funding for each authority across the country for 2020-2021 with Bradford’s total allocation reaching nearly £429 million.</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2019 15:07:53 +0000 6311 at https://www.philip-davies.org.uk Phiip Davies MP supports Alzheimer's Society's Fix Dementia Care campaign https://www.philip-davies.org.uk/news/phiip-davies-mp-supports-alzheimers-societys-fix-dementia-care-campaign <p>MP Philip Davies is backing Alzheimer’s Society’s campaign to put dementia at the heart of social care reform.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>The Shipley MP met with representatives from the organisation and set out his commitment to its Fix Dementia Care campaign.</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2019 09:30:30 +0000 6310 at https://www.philip-davies.org.uk Philip Davies MP calls for Government funding for improvements at Burley in Wharfdale station https://www.philip-davies.org.uk/news/philip-davies-mp-calls-government-funding-improvements-burley-wharfdale-station <p>AN MP has thrown his weight behind attempts by rail bosses to secure Government funding for improvements at Burley in Wharfdale station.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>Shipley MP Philip Davies has written to Transport Ministers setting out what changes are needed at the station ahead of a formal bid being submitted by West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Northern under Government’s Access for All scheme, which improves accessibility at stations.</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2019 09:27:32 +0000 6309 at https://www.philip-davies.org.uk Government confirms delivering Shipley Eastern Bypass still a priority https://www.philip-davies.org.uk/news/government-confirms-delivering-shipley-eastern-bypass-still-priority <p>Delivering on the Shipley Eastern Bypass is still a priority for government an MP has been told – as he urged the new Transport Secretary to pledge his support for the much-needed scheme.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>Former Prime Minister Theresa May and former Transport Secretary Chris Grayling both backed the scheme and said they were committed to ensuring it went ahead.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>Shipley MP Philip Davies said he wanted assurances from the new administration under Boris Johnson that commitment was still there.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2019 16:35:48 +0000 6292 at https://www.philip-davies.org.uk Philip Davies asks for all victims of domestic abuse to receive support regardless of gender https://www.philip-davies.org.uk/news/philip-davies-asks-all-victims-domestic-abuse-receive-support-regardless-gender <p>Male and female perpetrators of domestic violence must be treated equally, and victims regardless of gender must have access to the treatment and support they need, an MP has warned.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>Shipley MP Philip Davies said it would be a “huge disservice” to victims if Parliament kept suggesting domestic violence only affects women at the hands of men.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2019 09:35:11 +0000 6291 at https://www.philip-davies.org.uk Philip Davies MP warns Labour Party plans would see fewer criminals sent to prison https://www.philip-davies.org.uk/news/philip-davies-mp-warns-labour-party-plans-would-see-fewer-criminals-sent-prison <p>Philip Davies MP has warned official figures show tens of thousands more criminals would be free to walk the street and commit further crimes under Labour Party plans to send fewer criminals to prison.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>Shipley MP Philip Davies said he wanted to see criminals behind bars and the number of people becoming victims of crime reduced not increase.</p> Mon, 23 Sep 2019 09:51:42 +0000 6288 at https://www.philip-davies.org.uk Philip Davies MP successful lobby of Government to extend Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme https://www.philip-davies.org.uk/news/philip-davies-mp-successful-lobby-government-extend-unduly-lenient-sentence-scheme <p>Demands made by Shipley MP Davies to extend the types of crime where the sentence handed down by the courts can be challenged if deemed unduly lenient has now been adopted by Government.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>The Ministry of Justice confirmed it will add a further 14 offences to Unduly Lenient Sentence (ULS) scheme, including stalking, harassment, child sexual abuse and other sex offences.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:29:47 +0000 6287 at https://www.philip-davies.org.uk Philip Davies MP welcomes new year plans for Shipley station upgrade https://www.philip-davies.org.uk/news/philip-davies-mp-welcomes-new-year-plans-shipley-station-upgrade <p>Plans to create more than 100 additional car parking spaces at Shipley train station with lighting, CCTV and a lift could get underway as early as the New Year, an MP has been told.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>Shipley MP Philip Davies said the extra capacity – paid for by government as part of its bid to encourage growth and create jobs across the region – was very much needed.</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:06:44 +0000 6286 at https://www.philip-davies.org.uk Philip Davies MP welcomes funding to clamp down on illegal encampments on greenbelt https://www.philip-davies.org.uk/news/philip-davies-mp-welcomes-funding-clamp-down-illegal-encampments-greenbelt <p>Bradford Council will be handed £50,000 to help in its fight against illegal development on greenbelt – including traveller settlements and illegal car parks, Housing Minister Esther McVey has announced.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2019 09:55:23 +0000 6276 at https://www.philip-davies.org.uk Philip Davies MP calls for tougher sentences for criminals who assault police officers https://www.philip-davies.org.uk/news/philip-davies-mp-calls-tougher-sentences-criminals-who-assault-police-officers <p>Philip Davies MP is urging government to support his call to introduce tougher sentences for people who assault police officers - after he uncovered figures which show more than 150 West Yorkshire bobbies are being attacked each month.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>Shipley MP Philip Davies said Police put their lives on the line for people every day and government must show it is committed to punishing anyone who attacks them in the line of duty by ensuring they face at least two years behind bars.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2019 14:53:52 +0000 6255 at https://www.philip-davies.org.uk