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Prison Sentences

Victims of crime want people to serve the sentence handed down by courts in full and not walk free early, an MP has said.

Shipley MP Philip Davies said criminals know they will not serve their sentence in full and it made a mockery of the justice system.

Junior Doctors Strikes

Any doctor who strikes over Saturday premium pay should “hang their head in shame”, according to Philip Davies.

The Shipley MP urged Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to consider banning strike action in the NHS as is the case for other emergency services.

Brexit Statement

Brexit negotiations must focus on full control of immigration and ending payments to the EU budget, an MP has urged.

Unduly Lenient Sentence

An MP has failed to get the sentence of a mother who inflicted nearly two years of abuse on her little boy a longer prison sentence.

Animal Welfare

AN MP is demanding Parliament debate animal welfare to ensure crimes against animals are taken seriously.

Positive Discrimination

Jobs must be handed out on merit and not on gender, religion or sexual orientation, an MP has warned.

School places

More school places are needed in the Shipley constituency to ensure parents can send their children to a school of their choice, an MP has said.

Equality in sentencing

Philip Davies is demanding government write to judges to ensure sentences handed out to men and women who commit the same crime are equal.

Immigration after Brexit

AN MP has demanded the new Prime Minister stick to her promise to reduce the level of immigration to tens of thousands.

Response to Chilcot Report

AN MP has demanded assurances from government it will learn from the Chilcot report and never let service personnel be sent to war without appropriate equipment.