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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    Galloway goes to law to set aside election result

        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 […]

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    Baptist church hustings breached Electoral Commission and churches’ guidelines

        An electoral hustings which excluded the Respect candidate breached both Electoral Commission and Churches Together guidelines and may result in the candidates who were allowed to appear having to bear the cost of the meeting. A complaint is also being made to both governing bodies.     Rob Hoveman, the Respect candidate for Thornton and Allerton, was […]

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    Galloway condemns callous government over Mediterranean deaths

        “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 […]

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    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 […]

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Galloway: Respect will stand in East End if Tower Hamlets First does not

    George Galloway last night vowed that Respect will stand candidates for the 2015 General Election in the constituencies of Tower Hamlets if the ruling Council party Tower Hamlets First does not.     Speaking at a rally in East London alongside former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone in support of the Mayor of Tower Hamlets Lutfur Rahman, […]

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Galloway seeks more Lottery money for Bradford

     Bradford get back less than half the Lottery money it contributes, while Westminster has whopping £393million surplus.      Bradford West MP George Galloway has written to the chief executive of the Lottery asking for a meeting to explain the disbursement policy and how Bradford appears to be ‘ripped off’.      “Obviously the major national […]

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Bradford West remains unemployment blackspot

Commenting on the latest unemployment figures for October, Bradford West MP George Galloway said: “This is a case of the small spark of good news being overwhelmed by the bad. It is good that more than 1000 people have come off the dole since October last year, but it’s a continuing disgrace that my constituency […]

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Galloway: Support my Parliamentary Motion

George Galloway MP today tabled a motion in parliament on the closure of the Haram al-Sharif in Jerusalem by the Israeli authorities. The MP said that the “the Zionist state closure of the Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem the third holiest place in Islam is an act of criminal madness” and has tabled an Early […]

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The HS3 rail link must reach Bradford

        The proposed high-speed rail link for the north of England – dubbed HS3 – must link to Bradford, George Galloway demanded.     The Bradford West MP, welcoming the prime minister’s green light for the plan, commented: “There cannot be a red stop signal at Leeds, as the present plan envisages. Any high-speed link from […]

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