TRACY BRABIN MP: LADY ANNE CROSSING SAFE FOR NOW

This weekend Tracy Brabin MP brought representatives of Network Rail to Batley to hear community concerns about the future of Lady Anne Crossing. Lady Anne Crossing, which is used by over 100 people per day is currently at risk of closure due to the electrification of local rail services. Tracy Brabin chaired the busy meeting,…

From Batley to Brussels: Local Young Campaigner Secures Internship in Europe

Tracy Brabin MP has today offered her congratulations to local young campaigner, Jawad Khan, who is set to embark upon a sought-after internship in Brussels later this month. The 19-year-old from Liversedge will be working within the Secretariat of the European Trade Union Committee for Education. A Labour Party and Trade Union campaigner, Mr Khan…

Tracy Brabin MP Statement on Proposed Changes to local Bereavement Services

“I have been contacted by a number of constituents who are concerned about proposed changes to bereavement services in Kirklees. “On Tuesday, the Council’s cabinet will be asked to make a decision on a report which seeks to develop an updated business model and charging structure for bereavement services. The report can be found online…

Statement by Tracy Brabin MP on Children’s Services in Kirklees

“In light of today’s report, my first and primary concern is children’s safety and ensuring that the responsibility to children’s welfare is always met in Kirklees. “I continue to be deeply concerned by the Ofsted report of 2016, and I believe that every child should benefit from high quality support when they need it. For…

Tracy Brabin Speaks Out For Local Children on Access to NHS Dentistry

Tracy Brabin MP has spoken out in Parliament about poor access to NHS Dentistry in Kirklees. Speaking during an Adjournment Debate secured by her colleague Judith Cummins, the MP for Batley & Spen raised her concerns about child oral health in Kirklees. She said; “Does my hon. Friend agree that it is deeply worrying that…

Batley & Spen MP Supports Girls’ Education Roadshow

Tracy Brabin MP has joined local fundraiser Anne Pugh, and UK CEO of GlobalGiving, Eleanor Harrison OBE, on a “roadshow” around local schools. The purpose of the roadshow which took place last week, was to highlight the importance of girls’ education in developing countries, and to inspire local children to fundraise for good causes. Local…

Batley & Spen MP “Wears it Pink” for Breast Cancer Now

Tracy Brabin, MP for Batley & Spen has dressed in pink to lend her support to Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink, which will see thousands of people across the UK adding a splash of pink to their outfits on Friday 20 October to raise vital funds for breast cancer research. Tracy Brabin…

Tracy Brabin MP Stands up for Low Earning Parents

Shadow Early Years Minister Tracy Brabin, has today stood up for low earning parents, in Parliament. Speaking at Education Questions, the MP for Batley & Spen raised the case of the 110,000 children whose working parents do not earn enough to access the 30 hour free childcare scheme. In his response, the Minister for Children…

Tracy Brabin MP Encourages Organ Donation in Batley & Spen

Batley & Spen MP Tracy Brabin has issued an appeal to her constituents to talk about organ donation. 31,755 people in Batley & Spen are on the NHS Organ Donor Register but hundreds of lifesaving transplants are being missed around the country every year because families don’t know about their relatives’ wishes. During Organ Donation…