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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…

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Naz Shah welcomes Labour pledge to take robust action on Islamophobia

Bradford – Bradford West Parliamentary candidate, Naz Shah has today welcomed the delivery of Labour’s BAME manifesto and its clear commitment to take more action to tackle islamophobia in our community. The manifesto, launched today, commits a Labour government to take robust action against hate crime, developing a cross-government strategy to coordinate and drive forward the work of different departments. It also pledges to make these crimes more visible, by ensuring hate crimes are clearly marked on the criminal records of perpetrators, and producing new guidance from the Sentencing Council…

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Galloway calls for Labour’s Bradford West candidate to be prosecuted

Bradford – George Galloway, the Respect candidate in Bradford West, has called on the Director of Public Prosecutions to charge his Labour opponent Naz Shah with perjury over evidence she gave in the trial of her mother for murder and the subsequent appeal. He has also referred her to the DPP over claims she made under Section 106 of the Representation of the People Act which concerns false representation. “A jury in the original trial where her mother was convicted on four counts – fraud, soliciting murder, attempted murder and…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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