Respect to campaign to leave the EU


George Galloway has announced that Respect will join the Grassroots Out campaign to leave the European Union. The Respect leader appeared as a ‘special guest’ alongside speakers from a number of political parties on Friday at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster to put forward the ‘Lexit’ case for voting in favour of […]

Galloway to run for Mayor of London


    George Galloway has announced he is to run for Mayor of London in 2016.     He took to Twitter to announce the news to his nearly 250,000 followers. He has already highlighted housing as a key issue, saying that he can be a voice for those people who “feel that they are forgotten by the mainstream […]

Galloway goes to law to set aside election result

George Galloway

    George Galloway, who lost his seat in Bradford West to Labour’s Naz Shah, has begun the legal process to have the result of the election set aside and his opponent debarred.      “It has come to my notice that there has been widespread malpractice in this election,” he said, “particularly over postal voting. We are […]

Galloway’s 6 demands for Bradford West


Galloway condemns callous government over Mediterranean deaths

Migrants: 956 rescued by Italian Navy boat 'Fregata Euro'

    “This government has blood on its hands,” George Galloway said today. “In the last fortnight we have seen the reported deaths of over 1,300 migrants in the waters of the Mediterranean, in the last days up to 800 may have perished. There can be no doubt that if this ConDem coalition hadn’t pulled out of […]

Galloway reacts to Morrisons job losses


    Reacting to the news of 720 job losses at Morrisons in Bradford George Galloway said: “The previous chief executive was famous for casting a mist over herbs, the new one will be infamous for his savage casting of people onto the dole in one of the country’s unemployment blackspots. Why is it that the failure […]

Galloway calls for parliament to be moved north


    Rather than spend £3billion on repairing the crumbling Houses of Parliament, a new parliament should be created in the north, the Respect candidate for Bradford West, George Galloway, said tonight.     “The idea of spending billions of pounds on holding together the present parliament is a nonsense,” he said. “I’ve been in the present building for […]

Galloway calls for Labour’s Bradford West candidate to be prosecuted


    George Galloway, the Respect candidate in Bradford West, has called on the Director of Public Prosecutions to charge his Labour opponent Naz Shah with perjury over evidence she gave in the trial of her mother for murder and the subsequent appeal. He has also referred her to the DPP over claims she made under Section […]

Respect chooses its Heaton ward candidate


    Respect has selected 35-year-old mother of two Halima Afza to fight the Heaton ward in the May council elections.     Respect leader George Galloway said: “I was knocked out by Halima. She intelligent, deeply committed and a Bradfordian born and bred. I’m confident that she will electrify the council chamber – and goodness knows doesn’t it […]

Pharmacists could play greater role in treatments


    Pharmacists could play a much larger role in the direct treatment of minor ailments. That’s the substance of one of the last parliamentary motions tabled by George Galloway before the General Election.     “Pharmacists have to undertake a four-year course to qualify and can prescribe drugs for minor ailments. But my contention is that they could […]