An MP’s telephone line could be out of action for up to two months as a BT seeks permission to dig up a road for repairs.

Shipley MP Philip Davies, who represents Burley-in-Wharfedale and Menston, is asking constituents to contact him via his Westminster office if they need to get in touch, while the telephone at his Shipley office is out of action.

The problem, which is also affecting others in Shipley, is expected to last up to two months.

Constituents are advised to contact Philip Davies MP via his parliamentary office for the time being on (0207) 219 8264, e-mail, contact him at

They can also write to him at: Philip Davies MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA.