We need proper investment in flood defences

Over the past three weeks our area has been battered by storm after storm, with heavy rain, hail and gale-force winds causing flooding in our towns and villages. Luckily we have escaped the worst of it, but neighbouring areas in the Calder and Aire Valleys and York have been devastated. This is a national emergency,…

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…