News UK and Europe Urban Echo News 

Naz Shah ‘roars’ to victory in Bradford West

Bradford – As the dust settles after one of the most fierce election battles witnessed in Bradford West, Bradford born Naz Shah is today the newly elected Member of Parliament for Bradford West. Defeating maverick politician George Galloway of the Respect Party by a colossal majority of 11,000 votes, Naz Shah’s victory was celebrated by the masses who followed the election campaign intensely ever since she was selected by the Labour Party hierarchy to battle Galloway a few months ago. Galloway’s dramatic downfall from winning only three years ago with…

Share the joy
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Read More
Urban Echo News 

Respect Party accuse Labour opponent of “bending the truth”

Bradford – As the election fever gathers momentum at a time when prospective candidates aspire to dethrone their sitting parliamentary opponents, the Bradford West constituency is slowly simmering to boiling point as a toe to toe confrontation between maverick MP George Galloway and his [new] Labour opponent Naz Shah gathers pace. Naz (also known as Naseem) Shah’s selection was met with raised eyebrows by the Bradford public as well as the Labour Party controlling the city as many whispered of foul play after the suspicious and sudden withdrawal of the…

Share the joy
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Read More
Don't Miss Urban Echo News 

Exclusive to Urban Echo – Bradford West Labour candidate Naz Shah reveals all

Dreams of my mother & dreams for my daughter. Last week I was selected to stand as the Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Bradford West, where I was born and raised, and where I live and am raising my own family. In my first press interview, the reporter asked me what brought me into politics and referred to my own life story. Later on that evening on the journey back from London, my friend asked me how I felt. I responded I would know once I was in my mother’s arms….

Share the joy
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Read More
Don't Miss News Politics Urban Echo News 

Bradford’s Wild Wild West…

On 21st of February 2015, just 75 days before the general elections, the Labour Party eventually managed to select the candidate for the Bradford West constituency to enter the contest. Ms Amina Ali, a councillor from Tower Hamlets, London has won the toss for this seat beating two local aspirants with a huge majority. Cllr Naveeda Ikram, the first female Muslim Lord Mayor of the city was tipped to secure the nomination followed by a rather newcomer to politics, Ms Naseem Shah. But surprisingly, both were unanimously rejected by the…

Share the joy
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Read More
Urban Echo News 

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, and almost double the national average. But these figures aren’t the true measure of unemployment. More than 2 million people have had their benefits taken away and according to a report submitted to a…

Share the joy
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Read More