We’re giving police officers Tasers to combat assault

Senseless violence has blighted our streets for far too long.Over recent weeks, we have seen police officers attacked while simply doing their jobs. And tragically, one police officer was killed in the line of duty.

UK economic growth continues – record numbers are in full time work

New figures show that the UK economy continues to grow and wages continue to rise. With more people in full-time jobs than ever before, more people have the security of a regular wage. And with wages still growing faster than prices, people have more money in their pockets.

Take pride in the town


BATLEY’S Conservative candidates for this year’s local elections are urging people to forget their party allegiance and vote for what’s good for the town.

Sweary Leaflet Shows Labour's Apathy



An election leaflet blunder saw Labour’s Batley East incumbent, Mahmood Akhtar, deliver leaflets to residents which accused the Tories of “s******* on us to fund tax cuts for the wealthy and giant corporations.”


The association AGM was held on the 27th March at Healds Hall Hotel. The meeting was well attended with Paul Taylor (Association President) chairing the meeting. The constituency report and the accounts for the previous year were presented and approved.

Save local facilities

The Conservative Councillors for Birstall and Birkenshaw, Robert Light, Liz Smaje and Andrew Palfreeman today launched a campaign to save Birstall from the cuts threatened by the Labour Cabinet in Kirklees.