Future political stars shine in debate at Batley Girls’ Question Time event

The political stars of the future took centre stage as Tracy Brabin MP joined a panel of local politicians, academics and students to field intelligent and incisive questions at Batley Girls High School’s annual Question Time event. Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin, Liberal Democrat Baroness Pinnock, Conservative councillor Robert Light and Professor Munro Price…

Tracy Brabin slams Government over ‘shocking’ crime rise

Local MP Tracy Brabin has warned the Tories are ‘failing to protect the public’ after new figures revealed crime in Yorkshire is soaring, as Tory cuts sent police officer numbers nationwide to the lowest level in three decades. The new crime figures released today showed the highest annual rise in police recorded crime since comparable…

Tracy Brabin MP launches Youth Work Week in Parliament

Today Tracy Brabin has hosted a reception in support of rebuilding the youth service in parliament. The event came at the launch of Youth Work Week which runs from 6-12 November 2017. It provides an opportunity for youth organisations, youth workers and young people to celebrate their achievements and the impact of their work. The…

Tracy Brabin Marks 1 Year Anniversary as MP for Batley & Spen

Tracy Brabin has celebrated her 1 year anniversary as the Member of Parliament for Batley & Spen. Since winning the by-election Ms Brabin has been a strong local voice in Parliament and has continued to fight for the issues that matter to the constituency. To celebrate Ms Brabin will be running a street stall in…

Tracy Brabin MP tackles government over police cuts.

In the House of Commons, Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin tackled ministers from the Home Office over funding levels of police. Quoting Sarah Thornton, the most senior police chief in Britain, she said, “With officer numbers at 1985 levels, crime up 10 per cent in the last year and police work becoming ever more…

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…