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…

Kirkwood Hospice and Tracy Brabin MP to Host 30th Anniversary Tea Party

Tracy Brabin MP and Kirkwood Hospice will host a special Tea Party on Saturday 16th September. The celebratory event is part of Kirkwood Hospice’s work to mark 30 years of caring for local people. The local MP has selected Kirkwood Hospice as her ‘Charity of the Month’ for the month of September, and hopes that…

Tracy Brabin MP to Hold Public Meeting About Lady Anne Crossing

Local MP Tracy Brabin has organised a public meeting about the future of Lady Anne Crossing, which is situated on Howley Street in Batley. The meeting will be attended by representatives of Network Rail, and will be an opportunity for members of the public to hear about Network Rail’s progress on their plans to make…

Batley & Spen MP Answers the Call for More Blood Donors

Tracy Brabin MP took time out to save and improve lives recently by giving blood. Tracy has been aware of the importance of giving blood for a long time and following the NHS Blood and Transplant campaign ‘I’m there’ run during National Blood week she is encouraging people in Batley & Spen to consider registering…

Batley & Spen MP: Government Have Let Yorkshire Down on Bus Services

Tracy Brabin MP has today spoken out on the Government’s handling of the bus industry. This news comes as Labour have released analysis showing that five more years of this Government’s plans for the bus industry will see fares rise to 59 per cent more than 2010. Meanwhile, falling operating costs and rising revenue caused…

Tracy Brabin MP Reacts to Batley Jobcentre Closure Confirmation

Today the Department for Work and Pensions has confirmed by way of a written statement that Batley Jobcentre is going to close, alongside tens of others across the country. The statement reads ‘Some smaller jobcentres will merge with larger ones, and others will be co-located with local government premises’. The Government announced plans to close…