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PMQ on Prisoners

The law which means all prisoners have to be released half way through their sentence must be abolished, an MP has said.

Introduced by the last Labour government it does not take into account behaviour or re-offending risk, Shipley MP Philip Davies warned.

Tackling Childhood Obesity

AN MP has urged government to curb its “nanny state” instincts when it comes to tackling childhood obesity.

Instead of dictating to parents what they should be feeding their children, more physical activity should be incorporated into a child’s day, Shipley MP Philip Davies said.

Gambling Machines

Reducing the stakes on gambling machines in shops will not stop people betting but push more people on the internet to gamble, an MP has said.

Battle of Orgreave

AN MP who lived in a mining area at the time has told Parliament of the bullying and intimidation people faced at the hands of miners during the strike.

Female prisoners

AN MP has hit out after Government said it is acceptable that men and women prisoners are treated differently.

Shipley MP Philip said crime was gender neutral and criminals should be treated the same regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race or religion.

Homelessness Reduction Bill

AN MP has demanded an overhaul of how homeless people are treated after he told Parliament people were denied help because they were not addicts and therefore not a priority.

Campaign to raise Flooding Awareness

A campaign aimed at raising awareness of what homeowners and businesses can do to prepare for future floods will get underway on Tuesday November 1st.

Northcliffe Park nominated for UK's best park

Northcliffe Park in Saltaire has been nominated for an award searching for the UK’s best park.

The park, which boasts a children’s play area, tennis courts, crown green bowling, sports pitches, and a miniature railway is one of 14 successful finalists from Yorkshire and Humber.

Question on International Men's Day

AN MP has accused a Government minister of not taking the issues men face seriously after a flippant comment in Parliament claiming that every day could be mistaken as International Men’s Day.