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Legislation 'wash up' period

AN MP has hit out at the “grubby process” of pushing through legislation before the election and demanded to know which laws will go through without proper scrutiny.

Comments on Westminster Attack

An MP has demanded government ensure all Police forces are given the resources they need to keep the public safe following the terrorist attack in Westminster.

Shipley MP Philip Davies made the call during a Common’s statement on yesterday’s attack.

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.

Prison and Courts Bill

Government must put an end to the early release of prisoners who attack staff while behind bars, an MP has warned.

Speaker condemns abuse

Commons Speaker John Bercow has confirmed Philip Davies did not block a Bill aimed at toughening up sentencing for animal cruelty “as a point of fact”.

Point of Order

AN MP has accused the Ministry of Justice of refusing to answer his questions for fear of what it may reveal.

Prison Officer Assaults

More needs to be done to protect prison staff from assaults as inmates are getting away with just a couple of extra week behind bars for attack, an MP has said.