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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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No good news on survival for Bradford cancer patients

    The survival rate for cancer patients in Bradford is not improving and is still miles below that in mainland Europe. “We’re worse off in nearly every socio-economic statistic, as well as child mortality and survival. And now this,” said Bradford West MP George Galloway.      “Your chances of being born and growing up healthy are lower […]

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Senior Labour figure defects to Respect

    The well-known and immensely respected senior Bradford Labour figure Adrian Longthorn has defected to George Galloway’s Respect party. He will contest the May council elections for the party in the Clayton and Fairweather Green ward.     “I’m hugely impressed and encouraged that Adrian has come over to us. He’s a man who has been close to […]

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Galloway calls on Labour to release Blair ‘blood money’ list

    George Galloway has demanded that Labour make public the Blair ‘blood money’ list – those candidates and constituencies which have accepted £1000 from the former prime minister – and those which have rejected his donation.     “We know that Tony Blair has offered £1000 to 106 constituencies and some we know have rejected donations from this […]

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Civil service jobs for Bradford

    Bradford West MP George Galloway is pressing the government to relocate civil service jobs and offices to Bradford.     In the opening phase of his campaign he has submitted a series of questions to Cabinet Office ministers, responsible for the civil service, asking if there are plans to relocate departments to Bradford, and if so when […]

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Galloway supports motion to erect monument to Sikh war dead

    A monument to the thousands of Sikh soldiers who died in the First World War should be erected in central London. Bradford West MP George Galloway has joined a parliamentary motion – and cause – to commemorate the war dead.     “The role of Sikh soldiers is not well known. Our history books seem to omit their […]

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