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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.

International Men's Day

Many issues facing men are forgotten because of political correctness and differing treatment of the sexes can damage men, an MP has warned.

HS3 station stops

An east to west Northern coast to coast rail line connecting major cities must stop at Bradford and not just Leeds, an MP has warned.

Shipley Eastern Bypass

Claims by Bradford Council and West Yorkshire transport bosses that government criteria is preventing the Shipley Eastern Bypass going ahead are not true, a government minister has said.

B&B/Sainsbury's site Update

AN MP is piling pressure on supermarket giant Sainsbury’s to update residents on the future of the old Bradford and Bingley site.

Years after the site was purchased by Sainsbury’s its future is still uncertain. Shipley MP Philip Davies said residents deserve to know what is happening.

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.