Expenses audit gets backing

MPs across Bradford are united in their belief that wrongly-claimed expenses must be paid back.

No repayments sought from local MPs

The MPs for the Keighley, Leeds North West, Pudsey and Shipley constituencies have received letters from Sir Thomas Legg, who has carried out an independent audit of expenses for the House of Commons.

National crime map 'will not help police on beat'

A HIGH-profile nationwide crime map designed to show people how many offences are committed in their local area is flawed because it lacks detail and will not help bobbies on the beat, senior Yorkshire police figures have warned.

Bradford Council leader ideas receive a tepid response

Meanwhile Conservative Shipley MP, Philip Davies, whose father Peter is the elected Mayor of Doncaster, said: "I have got mixed feelings about elected mayors and would be nervous about one for the Bradford district.