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Former Coronation Street actress Tracy Brabin wins Batley by-election for Labour after killing of Jo Cox

Former Coronation Street actress Tracy Brabin wins Batley by-election for Labour after killing of Jo Cox

  By Chelsey Ward A BY-ELECTION triggered by the death of MP Jo Cox has been won by Labour candidate and former soap star Tracy Brabin.

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Hundreds pray for murdered Batley MP Jo Cox at annual Torchlight Procession

Hundreds pray for murdered Batley MP Jo Cox at annual Torchlight Procession

By Matthew Brannen Hundreds of people prayed for murdered MP Jo Cox as part of Batley’s 65th annual Torchlight Procession. This year, in a first for the event, prayers were offered for Ms Cox, who represented the town in parliament until she was killed in June. Deputy Mayor of Kirklees, Councillor Christine Iredale, who knew Ms Cox, said: “It was […]

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Bradford UKIP councillor confident former Tory MP will deliver party’s first Parliament seat

Bradford UKIP councillor confident former Tory MP will deliver party’s first Parliament seat

Keighley councillor, Brian Morris, said Tory defector, Douglas Carswell, will deliver UKIP’s first seat in Parliament and that he expects more Conservative MPs will  join the party in the near future. Mr Morris said it would be a boost if Mr Carswell could carry Clacton for UKIP which would see him become the party’s first MP, a position he thought […]

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UPDATE: MP apologises for Gaza tweet

UPDATE: MP apologises for Gaza tweet

Bradford East MP, David Ward, and his party have issued a joint apology for tweets in relation to the current conflict in Gaza. The Liberal Democrat MP was accused of the offence of ‘encouragment to terrorism’ after tweeting that if he lived in Gaza he would ‘probably’ fire a rocket. Mr Ward  had initially declined to apologise for the comments […]

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