‘Shouldergate’ dress fetches £20,000 in charity auction

A dress worn by Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin which sparked a national debate on everyday sexism and dress code in Parliament has sold for £20,200 in a charity auction. The money raised by the sale of the black off-the-shoulder dress, originally bought for £35, will be donated to Girlguiding UK by Ms Brabin….

Charity of the Month: Friends of West End Park

Tracy Brabin, MP for Batley and Spen, has presented £235 to her first charity of the month of this decade, Friends of West End Park. Ms Brabin presented Cleckheaton-based community group with the money on Friday, February 7. The volunteer group give up their time to maintain the popular park to improve the experience of…

New reforms unveiled to ‘finally deliver justice’ for leaseholders

Local MP Tracy Brabin is backing new plans that could see homeowners affected by the leasehold scandal in Batley and Spen save thousands of pounds. It comes after a Labour Party report, released today, proposes to ‘bring justice for leaseholders’ by capping unfair costs such as ground rents and to investigate instances of mis-selling New…

Tracy Brabin MP helps secure £1.2m funding for historic CSE investigations

Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin has helped secure £1.2 million in special grant funding for West Yorkshire Police to assist investigations into historic child sexual exploitation cases. Ms Brabin has been working closely with West Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Mark Burns-Williamson and West Yorkshire Police to secure the Home Office funding. It comes after…