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Sep 25 2014

STOP PRESS: FRIDAY SURGERY CANCELLED

STOP PRESS: FRIDAY SURGERY CANCELLED

Due to the urgent recall of Parliament on Friday 26th September it has been necessary to cancel Gerry’s advice surgery scheduled for 12.30-2.00pm on that day. We apologise for any inconvenience. Gerry’s next scheduled surgery is Friday 10th October at 12.30-2.00pm at his office in Glyde House.

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Jul 23 2014

Gaza: ceasefire needed to end the human misery

Gaza: ceasefire needed to end the human misery

The scale of civilian deaths in Gaza is truly horrific and a cause of great concern. It is an unacceptable and disproportionate response by the Israeli Defence Force to the rocket attacks by Hamas militants. The scale of human misery and the need for urgent humanitarian support to the region make it imperative that there is an […]

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Jun 18 2014

Gerry calls on government to refund holidaymakers

Gerry calls on government to refund holidaymakers

Gerry will today vote for a motion calling on the Government to provide a refund for people who have had to pay additional fees to have their passport applications to be upgraded as a result of the crisis in the passport office. After the delays and problems at the passport office in the last few weeks, Gerry has called on the […]

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Jun 01 2014

Gerry to step down at next election

Gerry to step down at next election

I have announced my intention to step down as the Member of Parliament for Bradford South at the next general election in May 2015. It has been a real privilege to represent the fantastic and diverse communities in Bradford South. Myself and my staff will continue to work on behalf of the people in the constituency up until […]

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May 20 2014

Gerry backs Shopworkers and Families over Sunday Opening Hours

Gerry backs Shopworkers and Families over Sunday Opening Hours

Gerry recently met with shopworkers from around the country to discuss the problems they face with having to work on Sundays – and their fears that they would lose even more of their precious weekend time if an amendment to extend the hours of Sunday opening for large shops is successful. Gerry gave his support to shopworkers […]

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May 20 2014

Labour’s new guarantee for patients to see a GP within 48 hours

Labour’s new guarantee for patients to see a GP within 48 hours

Local patients would be guaranteed an appointment with a GP within 48 hours under the next Labour government. As part of Labour’s plans to improve services for patients and ease pressure on local hospitals, Gerry has backed Labour’s new guarantee for patients to be able to see a GP within 48 hours or on the same day […]

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