Monday, September 23, 2019

Whilst the candidates do battle in Bradford West, the issues have been forgotten.

By Ann Czernik A Bradford family’s painful history has lifted a veil on the problem of forced marriage. The story of Naz Shah, the arsenic...

Child poverty. We need to talk about this…

By Ralph Berry As we head to the election, it is worth looking at how the much vaunted welfare reforms have affected the significant issue...

First Bankruptcy Increase Threshold

It is a well known fact that many people per annum are declared bankrupt. This is either due to their own financial situation turning...

Valuing our Teachers

When talking to people whose roots are from Pakistan and India I have been struck in recent weeks by the huge difference in the...

Child Sexual Abuse –A community wide response

Bradford Council recently debated the issue which has been affecting the District for some years taking a deep critical look at the council...

Apparently, Immigration is the reason Nigel Farage didn’t turn up to the “meet Nigel...

STRAIGHT TALK WITH FARZAN Now we can’t ALWAYS be at places and sometimes things come up which means we have to cancel at the last...

Unlocking the Dad potential in literacy

Boosting the role of Dads in reading with children - By Ralph Berry I have never understood why the involvement of fathers in early reading...

THE COMMON GOOD, THE BRADFORD ‘BIRADERI’ AND THE WESTMINSTER UGLY OF BRITISH POLITICS

By Ratna Lachman As political parties start declaring their prospective parliamentary candidates for the forthcoming 2015 General Elections, JUST West Yorkshire’s Director, Ratna Lachman assesses...

Shababs Column: Earning over £50,000 and claiming child benefit?

The government introduced new rules last January where either parent earning over £50,000 in a household will lose one percent of their child benefit...