Can the Labour MPS be trusted?

In light of the current snap General Election and the on going Police investigation into the three Labour MPs for electoral expenses fraud after they allegedly failed to declare tens of thousands of pounds spent on recruiting staff to get … Continue reading

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Transport Minister dismisses HS2 ‘cancelled’ speculation

TRANSPORT Minister Andrew Jones has rejected suggestions the planned high speed rail line to Yorkshire could be cancelled after the General Election. The Harrogate MP promised there would be no back-tracking on the Conservatives’ commitment to delivering HS2 when the … Continue reading

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Election News 24th April 2017

Names emerge in contest to be Labour candidate in Barnsley East A YORKSHIRE MEP and a trade union official have emerged as the possible candidates to stand for Labour in the Barnsley East constituency where current MP Michael Dugher is … Continue reading

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Women’s Equality Party leader to challenge MP Philip Davies

The leader of the Women’s Equality Party, Sophie Walker, is to stand against Tory MP and male rights advocate Philip Davies in the election. If elected in the West Yorkshire seat of Shipley, she said she would be a “voice … Continue reading

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Huge funding blow for Rotherham Institute for Obesity

ROTHERHAM’S pioneering fat-fighting clinic has suffered a hammer blow after its last public funding lifeline was cut. Dr Matt Capehorn, who runs the Rotherham Institute for Obesity (RIO), had hoped that Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) might step in and … Continue reading

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Dan Jarvis: How Labour can reunite Britain beyond Brexit

ON June 8, the people of Yorkshire will make a decision. Not a decision about whether Brexit should happen – that has already been made – but about how we make a success of it, and how we make a … Continue reading

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Former Cabinet minister Sir Eric Pickles not standing in election

Conservative former Cabinet minister Sir Eric Pickles has joined the list of MPs who have said they will not be standing again in the General Election. The former Bradford Council leader announced on his Twitter feed that he would not … Continue reading

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