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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.

Urgent Question: Jamal al-Harith

Shipley MP Philip Davies demanded answers from government over what it is doing to reclaim money paid to Guantanamo Bay detainees.

High Speed 3

Government has given the strongest hint yet that Bradford will be included on a high speed east to west coast northern rail line.

Shipley Eastern Bypass

Transport ministers will meet with Shipley MP Philip Davies to discuss the ongoing problems surrounding a Shipley Eastern Bypass.

Government previously said it was “fully aware of the benefits of the scheme” but no progress has been made.

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.