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Bradford South MP Judith Cummins presses Government for more investment in infrastructure in the North

Bradford South MP Judith Cummins presses Government for more investment in infrastructure in the North

This week Bradford South MP Judith Cummins took part in a House of Commons’ debate about the creaking transport infrastructure of the North of England, but particularly Bradford. During the debate, Judith pressed the Government’s Transport Minister to release desperately needed funding for investment in the North’s creaking roads and railways. Judith underlined the raw deal the North of England had been dealt by… Continue Reading

Bradford South MP calls on Government to invest in Bradford’s overstretched NHS dentists

Bradford South MP calls on Government to invest in Bradford’s overstretched NHS dentists

This week Judith continued her long-running battle with Government for much-needed and long-overdue additional funding for Bradford’s NHS dental service. Judith pressed Government during a House of Commons’ debate called to discuss the irreparable damage being done to the country’s children and young people due to the underfunding of NHS dental services. Judith pressed the need for urgent and drastic action by highlighting shocking figures revealed through a… Continue Reading

Bradford South MP welcomes her appointment as Vice-Chair of Parliamentary Group for Dementia

Bradford South MP welcomes her appointment as Vice-Chair of Parliamentary Group for Dementia

Bradford South MP Judith Cummins has welcomed her recent appointment as Vice-Chair of the Parliamentary Group for Dementia. The published mission of this cross-party grouping of MP’s is to improve the understanding of dementia amongst the wider public but most importantly to ratchet up the pressure on Central Government to increase its investment in hard-pressed… Continue Reading

Bradford South MP launches business survey in bid to boost local economy

Bradford South MP launches business survey in bid to boost local economy

Bradford South MP Judith Cummins has launched a wide ranging survey designed to boost the economy in her constituency. Judith has approached over 2,500 businesses in Bradford South to ask about the challenges they face and what political and economic support they need to grow, prosper and create more good jobs. Judith is working with a range… Continue Reading

Bradford South MP calls for urgent and drastic Government’ action to tackle crisis in NHS Dentistry

Bradford South MP calls for urgent and drastic Government’ action to tackle crisis in NHS Dentistry

In a debate in Parliament, Bradford South MP Judith Cummins has pressed Government Ministers to take urgent and drastic action to avert an unfolding crisis in NHS Dentistry in the district of Bradford. Judith said: “ A BBC investigation last week revealed that of 2,500 dental practices listed on the NHS Choices website, half were not willing to accept new adult NHS… Continue Reading

MP honours service personnel at Cenotaph commemoration

MP honours service personnel at Cenotaph commemoration

Judith was recently elected as the new Chair of the Parliamentary Rugby League Group. The Group’s ambitious mission is to promote the sport’s successes, improve its profile amongst Parliamentarians and raise issues affecting the sport both locally and nationally. In one of her first duties as Chair, Judith laid a wreath at a Cenotaph commemoration to… Continue Reading

‘Productive steps forward’ welcomed in battle over dangerous drivers

‘Productive steps forward’ welcomed in battle over dangerous drivers

Bradford South MP Judith Cummins has welcomed ‘productive steps forward’ in the battle for tougher sentences for those who kill or seriously injure others on our roads. The Labour MP raised a question in the House of Commons last month asking when the Government would respond to a consultation on sentences for dangerous driving. In… Continue Reading

MP presses minister on dangerous driver sentencing

MP presses minister on dangerous driver sentencing

The Government has again been pressed to announce the results of a consultation on strengthening sentences for those convicted of dangerous driving. Bradford South MP Judith Cummins raised the issue in the House of Commons yesterday with the senior minister and Leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom MP. She said: “Dangerous driving is a blight… Continue Reading

Bradford needs PM to honour her promises on rail investment

Bradford needs PM to honour her promises on rail investment

Bradford South MP Judith Cummins is demanding the Prime Minister put her money where her mouth is over investment in rail electrification and the Northern Powerhouse. Speculation in a national newspaper suggested Transport Secretary Chris Grayling plans to further delay electrification of the trans pennine route. There are also fears the Northern Powerhouse Rail project,… Continue Reading

Government criticised for refusing ‘blue light crisis’ debate

Government criticised for refusing ‘blue light crisis’ debate

The Government has been criticised for refusing to make time for MPs to debate the crisis facing our emergency services. Demands for the debate were made in Parliament yesterday by Bradford South MP Judith Cummins, who has been campaigning for those who keep us safe to be properly funded. She highlighted the fact that West… Continue Reading

Judith offers Bradford South a strong voice, says deputy leader

Judith offers Bradford South a strong voice, says deputy leader

Labour party deputy leader Tom Watson visited Bradford yesterday to support Judith Cummins in her bid for re-election as the MP for Bradford South. Mr Watson, who is also the party’s culture, media and sport spokesman, visited the Bradford Bulls and met with chairman Jaz Athwal and co-owner Andrew Chalmers ahead of the game against… Continue Reading

Former soldier backs Judith Cummins for Bradford South

Former soldier backs Judith Cummins for Bradford South

Labour’s Judith Cummins, who is seeking re-election as MP for Bradford South, was joined on the campaign trail today by former soldier Dan Jarvis. Mr Jarvis, who is Labour candidate in Barnsley Central, was in Bradford South talking to voters about the threat of a Tory landslide and what it will mean for local people.… Continue Reading

PM must commit to the Northern Powerhouse

PM must commit to the Northern Powerhouse

Bradford South MP Judith Cummins has demanded the Prime Minister give her clear and unequivocal support to the Northern Powerhouse. The Labour MP is concerned by reports suggesting the Northern Powerhouse and high speed rail investment may be shelved by the Conservatives. This, she fears, will impact on Bradford getting a high speed rail station… Continue Reading

Ministers asked to back high speed rail for Bradford

Ministers asked to back high speed rail for Bradford

Bradford’s campaign to get a station on the new high speed rail link was raised in the House of Commons this morning by one of the city’s MPs. Bradford South MP Judith Cummins asked Transport ministers to back the Next Stop Bradford campaign – which is pressing for a Bradford city centre station on the… Continue Reading

People are paying for fuel poverty with their lives

People are paying for fuel poverty with their lives

People in Bradford are paying for fuel poverty with their lives, the House of Commons has been told this afternoon. Speaking a little while ago in a Commons debate on energy prices, Bradford South MP Judith Cummins called on the Government to act to put an end to the situation. You can watch Judith’s speech… Continue Reading

“Misinformed” minister denies debate on police cuts

“Misinformed” minister denies debate on police cuts

Government claims the police are coping with cuts to budgets and the number of frontline officers have been rubbished by Bradford MP Judith Cummins. Speaking in the House of Commons, the Bradford South MP said she was disappointed police funding was not mentioned in last week’s Budget and asked the Government to make time for… Continue Reading

The police should be fighting crime, not fighting for funding

The police should be fighting crime, not fighting for funding

Judith Cummins MP has hit out at the Government for failing to mention the police and the fight against crime in its Budget. The Bradford South MP spoke in the House of Commons debate that followed the Budget statement. Judith said: “The Budget is remarkable for what it fails to mention. I listened carefully to… Continue Reading

Police need proper funding to get firearms off our streets

Police need proper funding to get firearms off our streets

The police need more funding to get firearms off the streets of West Yorkshire, says Bradford South MP Judith Cummins. A rise in firearms offences in Bradford prompted the Labour MP to raise her concerns about police funding with Government ministers in the House of Commons. Judith raised her concerns on Monday, ahead of the… Continue Reading

Better bus services should not hinge on devolution deal, says MP

Better bus services should not hinge on devolution deal, says MP

Bradford South MP Judith Cummins today spoke in the House of Commons about bus services in Bradford. During the debate on the Bus Services Bill, Judith pressed the Government to reintroduce bus franchising, which ceased in the 1980s with deregulation of the sector. Judith also said offering franchising only where there is a devolution deal in place is… Continue Reading

MP urges FA to back Bradford’s good examples

MP urges FA to back Bradford’s good examples

Bradford South MP Judith Cummins spoke in a House of Commons debate yesterday about the Football Association and its role governing the sport. Judith raised concerns about governance across sport, particularly in relation to club ownership, and took the opportunity to raise the recent administration and liquidation of the company that owned the Bradford Bulls. She also… Continue Reading

Bradford South MP Judith Cummins warns of bleak future for school’s funding across Bradford

Bradford South MP Judith Cummins warns of bleak future for school’s funding across Bradford

During a recent fiery debate in the House of Commons, Judith condemned proposed Central Government’ reforms to the funding mechanism for the district’s schools. Many MPs from across the political spectrum expressed alarm that reforms to the so-called National School Funding Formula are destined to inflict sharp funding cuts to England’s already hard-pressed schools. Analysis… Continue Reading

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