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

Ed Miliband and Tony Blair at the Cenotaph

    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 […]

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 […]

Galloway tables motion on Bashir


Bradford West MP George Galloway has today tabled two motions on news stories which broke over the weekend.

Bashir lying over his Respect past

Ukip candidate Amjad Bashir

    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 […]

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, […]

Galloway calls for government to publish redacted torture and rendition passages


The government must publish the passages about Britain’s role in rendition and torture which have been redacted from the US Senate intelligence committee’s report on abuses by the Central Intelligence Agency.     Bradford West MP George Galloway said: “Today I have put two questions to the foreign secretary on Britain’s role in this obscene, illegal and […]

We need more primary ‘educashun’, says MP


    The government education secretary should visit Bradford to see for himself why the city’s primary school leavers are failing to read sufficiently well.

Bullying by Bradford University management


    The management of Bradford University has been condemned as bullies and intimidators of their teaching staff in a parliamentary motion submitted today by George Galloway.     The Bradford West MP hit out at ‘Victorian mill owner’ tactics over a range of intimidatory threats to lecturers and staff who are protesting about mooted reductions to their pension […]

Galloway slams DWP ‘omnishambles’ over work placement scheme


    A new scheme to force the unemployed into unpaid work has been branded a “hugely expensive expensive riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma,” by Bradford West MP George Galloway. “Winston Churchill expressed it well and his Tory successors have lived up to it. The Community Work Placements scheme is supposed to be under […]

Galloway raises EDM on Bradford Rail Link


    George Galloway has raised an Early Day Motion in Parliament for a new Bradford Central train station