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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.

Gender Neutral Committee

AN MP wants the name of a Commons Committee changed to be gender neutral and focus on true equality.

Freedom on Sex Education

Parents must have a role in deciding what sex and relationship education is appropriate for their children to be taught at school, an MP has warned.

Shipley MP Philip Davies said too often politicians want to ban things they do not like and make compulsory things they do like.

Extending the lenient sentencing scheme

AN MP is pushing government to set out a timescale on when it will extend the number of crimes where a sentence handed down by judges can be challenged if deemed too lenient.

Business Question: Sharia Councils

Sharia Councils must be banned and Muslim women given the same protection as every other woman in the UK, an MP has said.

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.

Fixed Term Recalls

Criminals on licence are purposely getting sent back to prison for 28 days to make thousands of pounds selling drugs they bring in from the outside, an MP has said. 

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.