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Free Trade with the EU

AN MP has demanded government set out the cost to British and EU businesses if no free-trade agreement is reached with the European Union.

Social Care

Part of the money being spent on overseas aid should be ploughed into adult social care in the UK to help the elderly, vulnerable and disabled, an MP has said.

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.

Free Trade Deal with EU

An MP has warned it would be “economic suicide” for the European Union if they did not agree a free trade deal with the UK as part of Brexit.

Flooding arrangements

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

Full and Part time Gender Pay Gaps

The gender pay gap must be eradicated in all forms of employment not just full-time, an MP has said.

Shipley MP said government should lead by example and ensure all its departments are in order and equal pay is given to full and part time workers.

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.

Automatic Early Release in Prisons

A demand by an MP to abolish the law which allows prisoners to be released half way through their sentence regardless of behaviour has been ignored.

Justice Minister Sam Gyimah said prisoners are released on licence and must abide by conditions or face being returned to prison.

Packed Trains

AN MP is demanding transport bosses do more to stop his constituents being packed on trains like cattle.

Shipley MP Philip Davies said the reduction on rolling stock on two Northern weekday services between Bradford Interchange and Leeds was unacceptable.