Holly Lynch MP

Working hard for the people of Halifax, Illingworth & Mixenden, Town, Ovenden, Park, Skircoat, Northowram & Shelf, Sowerby Bridge and Warley

Press Coverage


Yorkshire Post 5th Nov 2016: Holly Lynch: Violent attacks on police officers need stronger deterrent... http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/holly-lynch-violent-attacks-on-police-officers-need-stronger-deterrent-1-8220239

Yorkshire Post 4th Nov 2016: As befits the proud daughter of a retired policeman, Halifax MP Holly Lynch spoke with understandable empathy when she told Parliament: “An assault on a police officer is an assault on society.” This should not be a party political issue – it should... http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/yp-comment-pm-s-new-brexit-power-struggle-pressure-grows-on-theresa-may-1-8220219

Policing Insight 2nd Nov 2016: Today in Parliament, MPs will debate police officer safety. Holly Lynch MP secured the Adjournment debate following a shift with West Yorkshire Police, which opened her eyes to how vulnerable police officers are when single crewed. She blogs about... https://policinginsight.com/opinion/today-westminster-police-officer-safety-big-issue/

PoliceProfessional.com 13th Oct: Staff associations are challenging their local MPs to explain why the vast majority failed to attend a Parliamentary debate on officer safety. Information seen by Police Professional suggests that just over 30 MPs attended the debate held on Monday (October 11) in the House of Commons. These included Policing Minister Brandon Lewis and Halifax MP Holly Lynch, but not... http://www.policeprofessional.com/news.aspx?id=27415

Police Oracle 12th Oct 2016: Sentencing 'must be tougher' to stop officer assaults, says MP... http://www.policeoracle.com/news/criminal_justice/2016/Oct/11/sentencing--must-be-tougher--to-stop-officer-assaults--says-mp_93145.html

Halifax Courier 12th Aug 2016: An MP helping out police during a night shift ended up calling 999 herself after a lone officer was surrounded after responding to http://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/news/halifax-mp-calls-999-from-a-police-car-1-8065429http://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/news/halifax-mp-calls-999-from-a-police-car-1-8065429

Yorkshire Post 9th Aug 2016: This came to a head in Halifax when a solitary officer became surrounded by a number of individuals behaving in a threatening manner that the local MP Holly Lynch, who was spending an evening on patrol with the police in her... http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/yp-comment-police-and-the-public-interest-risks-faced-by-officers-1-8057086


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