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David Ward promotes Pharmacy Manifesto to reduce GP and A&E waiting times

Bradford MP, David Ward visited a local pharmacy to help promote the Pharmacy Manifesto which aims to introduce measures to help reduce pressure on busy GP surgeries and local A&E departments in Bradford. David visited the Fagley Road Pharmacy in order to hear more from local Pharmacist Mohammed Ikhlaq, on why he is seeking to promote the aims of the Pharmacy Manifesto. Launched in December 2014, the Manifesto is seeking to introduce simple and cost effective measures which will help treat people quickly and in their own homes and stop…

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David Ward urges more Bradfordians to vote

Bradford, MP David Ward, joined young volunteers to tour across his constituency to encourage people to get registered as part of National Voter Registration Day.  David Ward and young volunteers manned stalls outside two Morrisons’ stores in Five Lane Ends and Thornbury, as well as touring across his Bradford East constituency on a bus, emulating his previous Get on the Bus tours, in order to engage with people and make sure they are registered to vote. This formed part of a national campaign called National Voter Registration Day which is…

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Unemployment in Bradford East lowest since 2008

Unemployment in Bradford East has fallen again in December 2014 to 3,433 which represents a 40% cut since the high in February 2013 and is at its lowest level for over six years since December 2008. Bradford East MP, David Ward, has welcomed the release of December’s official unemployment statistics for his constituency, which shows that those claiming job seekers allowance has fallen by 43 people since November 2014 and tumbled 1,481 people in a year to 3,433. December’s figures represent a rate of 7.0% of the economically active population…

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Baroness visits Bradford to highlight Lib Dem Childcare achievements with the promise of more

Bradford MP, David Ward was today joined by Baroness Kath Pinnock to highlight Liberal Democrat achievements in Government in supporting Bradford families with the cost of childcare with the promise of much more if they are part of the next Government. David Ward and Baroness Kath Pinnock of Cleckheaton visited the fantastic facilities at the Woodlands Nursery & Pre-School in Apperley Bridge, Bradford, to highlight the policies that the Liberal Democrats in Government have introduced to help Bradford families with the costs of childcare. They were also joined by Cllr…

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David Ward urges support for National Voter Registration Day 2015 to get young Bradfordians registered and voting

Bradford MP, David Ward is urging the Government and MP’s from across the political spectrum to help promote National Voter Registration Day 2015 on February 5, in the hope to encourage more young people in Bradford and across the country to get registered and voting. David Ward has submitted an Early Day Motion in the House of Commons, in conjunction with the All Party Parliamentary Group on Voter Registration, calling on the Government and MP’s from all Political Parties to help promote and support National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) 2015 on…

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