TV star, acclaimed novelist and screenwriter to join inspirational local women for Tracy Brabin MP’s International Women’s Day Festival

A TV star, an acclaimed novelist and a writer who has penned some of the country’s best-loved programmes will be joining inspirational local women for Tracy Brabin MP’s free one-day festival to mark International Women’s Day and Vote 100. A day of inspiring speeches, workshops, performances and historical displays will also see talented local women…

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 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 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 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…