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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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Four Bradford councillors join Respect

    Four independent Bradford councillors have joined Respect, bringing the number belonging to George Galloway’s party on the council to five, and depriving Labour of an overall majority.     The four are Faisal Khan (Bradford Moor), Alyas Karmani, (Little Horton), Ishtiaq Ahmed (Manningham) and Ruqayyah Collector (City). The councillors were originally elected as Respect councillors following Galloway’s […]

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St Edmund’s Nursery School and Children’s Centre is a model of excellence

    “I’ve been a strident critic of education in Bradford so it’s great to be able to stand back and applaud true excellence,” said George Galloway after visiting St Edmund’s Nursery School and Children’s Centre in Girlington. “Congratulations to the staff, the parents and the pupils for producing, for the third successive inspection by Ofsted, the […]


Galloway wins prestigious Twitter award

    George Galloway is the MP most engaged with his constituents, according to thousands of people who voted for him in the annual Twitter parliamentary awards.     The awards are run by the public relations firm Westminster PA, with an administrative panel which includes Channel 4′s Michael Crick, but are voted on by members of the public. […]


Respect Unveils Milton Keynes Candidate Brent Johnston

    We are pleased to announce that Brent Johnston will be standing for Respect in the Abbey Hill area of Milton Keynes for the local elections on May 7th.     Brent was born-and-bred in the Two Mile Ash area of the ward, and has lived there for most of his life. After studying for a degree in […]


The recovery has not reached Bradford West

    “Recovery, what recovery?” that was the reaction of Bradford West MP George Galloway when the February unemployment figures were published today.     He continued: “The unemployment rate is a staggering 8%, almost double the national average, the sixth highest in the United Kingdom and last month it even went up. Thirty-four people have now left the […]