Tracy Brabin Calls for Best Brexit Deal for Batley & Spen

Tracy Brabin MP has written to David Davis ahead of the commencement of formal Brexit negotiations, calling on him to secure the best Brexit deal for Batley & Spen. The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union is expected to commence formal Brexit negotiations with the EU shortly, and Tracy Brabin is determined that…

Local MP Calls for Channel 4 Investment in Batley & Spen

Tracy Brabin MP has today written to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, to call for investment in Batley & Spen as part of Government’s consultation on increasing the regional impact of Channel 4. The consultation is looking at the extent to which Channel 4 should be based outside of London including…

Tracy Brabin Re-elected to Parliament

Tracy Brabin has been re-elected to represent Batley & Spen in Parliament, with the largest majority of a Batley constituency since 1966. Tracy won with 29,844 votes, which is 55.5% of the vote. Speaking after the election count, MP for Batley and Spen, Tracy Brabin said: “It’s an honour to have been re-elected to represent…

Childcare for the many: Tracy Brabin supports Labour’s universal childcare plan that will transform the lives of more than a million children

More than a million children and their families will benefit from Labour plans for universal provision of 30 hours of free childcare a week for all two to four-year-olds. Labour will extend 30-hour childcare to more children by eliminating means testing for two-year-olds and no longer restricting provision for three and four-year-olds to children whose…

Tracy Brabin Praises Batley Vintage Day Organisers’ Hard Work

Tracy Brabin has spoken of her pride in the success of the fourth annual Batley Vintage Day. The event, which took place on Saturday, was a celebration of all things vintage from the turn of the century to 1969, through music and dance, comedy and entertainment, stalls, vehicles, crafts, games, free workshops, a 60s commune,…

Tracy Brabin Visits Fox’s Biscuits

Labour’s local candidate for Batley and Spen, Tracy Brabin has visited Batley’s iconic Fox’s factory. As a teenager Tracy worked in Fox’s factory over a summer and expressed her delight that Fox’s is still thriving and remains committed to the community. During  the visit, Tracy was joined by Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Business,…

Tracy Brabin Opens Nourish & Flourish in Batley

Tracy Brabin has today welcomed new wholefoods shop, Nourish and Flourish, to Batley. Nourish & Flourish Wholefoods is a new healthy foodstuff, unusual ingredients, remedies and supplements shop, based at The Mill Outlet in Batley. The shop, run by owner Joanna, offers organic, vegan, gluten free and dairy free ranges. At the opening, Tracy praised…

Tracy Brabin visits dip – Batley and Spen’s leading learning centre

Batley & Spen’s Labour and Co-operative candidate, Ms Tracy Brabin, took time out of her busy campaigning schedule to visit dip, Batley and Spen’s very own award winning training provider, last Thursday. dip has been successfully supporting adult learners to upskill and retrain since 2001 and supports individuals from its learning centres in Batley and…

Tracy Brabin Vows to Vote to Protect Triple Lock on Pensions

Labour’s candidate for Batley and Spen, Tracy Brabin has vowed that if she is re-elected on June 8th she will vote to keep the Triple Lock on Pensions, which guarantees that the income of Batley and Spen’s pensioners will rise in line with the cost of everyday living. 17,700 pensioners in the Batley and Spen constituency will…

A vote for Tracy Brabin is a vote for a better education system

Today Tracy Brabin, who is bidding for re-election for the Batley and Spen constituency has vowed ‘no cuts to school budgets’ if elected on the 8th of June. Tory school funding changes could mean a dramatic loss of vital money for local schools. Calculations by teaching unions say that in total Batley and Spen schools…

Tracy Brabin Praises Local Carers During Visit to Birstall Carers Group

Tracy Brabin has spoken of her sincere admiration for local carers, whilst visiting the Birstall Carers Group. The group of current and former carers which also welcomes cared for people, meets at the Birstall Methodist Church, and provides group support to its members. The group meets once a month, on the first Friday of each…