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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 refers MP’s ‘provocative’ comments to the Speaker

    The Tory Finchley and Golders Green MP Mike Freer has been referred to the Speaker of the House of Commons over comments he made about George Galloway’s forthcoming appearance on Question Time next Thursday.     “He said to several Jewish media outlets and to local newspapers that it was provocative to have me on the programme […]

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Galloway submits motion congratulating Bradford City

    Bradford West MP George Galloway has today submitted a parliamentary motion congratulating the players, the managers and staff of Bradford City for their magnificent 4-2 victory over Chelsea. It should appear on the order paper tomorrow.     “What a fantastic result,” said the MP, “not only is it a huge victory for the club and will […]

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Bashir lying over his Respect past

    The UKIP MEP who jumped from Nigel Farage’s party to join the Conservatives is revealed as a liar about his political past.      Amjad Bashir denies that he has ever had anything to do with the Respect party but an application form he filled in and is still held by the party proves that isn’t the […]

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Bashir was de-selected by Respect

    The UKIP European parliament member who has joined the Conservatives was a Respect council candidate in Bradford before he was de-selected over reputational issues.     Amjad ‘Peter’ Bashir was selected as the Respect candidate in Bradford Moor for the May 2012 council elections. However,  after local residents raised serious concerns about his fitness to stand, he […]

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Falling unemployment figures mask the problem

    Today’s unemployment figures cannot be taken at face value, according to Bradford West MP George Galloway. While the national and local figures show a fall they remain unacceptably high in West Yorkshire and Bradford in particular. Bradford West had an unemployment rate of 8.1% in December, the sixth highest of the 650 constituencies in Britain, […]

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