Monthly Archives: April 2017

The man who would be Mayor: But is he a fit and proper person?

The trouble with “regime change” is that it strips away organisational memory, and so entrenches the power of those that survive the cull. So it is with the Rotherham Labour Group. There are no elections in Rotherham this year, but … Continue reading

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Forest fraudster loses his appeal over jail sentence

Fraudster, 29, who was handed £100,000 to found a forest but didn’t plant a single tree and instead enjoyed holidays around the world loses his appeal over jail sentence Pritesh Ladwa, 29, took a £100,000 grant to plant a forest … Continue reading

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Mahroof Hussain turns up in the West Midlands

A critical case of the Brummie wobbles Labour has long been dominant in the West Midlands but voters are wavering and Thursday’s mayoral race could foreshadow the national result on June 8 People in the West Midlands have a new … Continue reading

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Labour concern at likely local election losses

Burnham warning as Labour faces heavy local election losses Labour must reconnect in the north or face “serious consequences”, Andy Burnham has said, with the party forecast to lose more than 100 seats in next week’s council elections. The Greater … Continue reading

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May promises to deliver HS2 to Yorkshire

THERESA MAY has slapped down Conservative backbenchers in the South with a commitment to deliver the HS2 rail line to Yorkshire. The Prime Minister told The Yorkshire Post the proposed high speed rail line connnecting London, Birmingham and Yorkshire is … Continue reading

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The Week That Was – Last Weeks Top Ten 29th April 2017

Last Weeks Top Ten 29th April 2017: Can the Labour MPS be trusted? Yorkshire Party reveals General Election candidate for Rotherham Labour chooses Hull West and Barnsley East candidate Rotherham scandal girls ‘sang and danced hearing of Corrie’s grooming storyline … Continue reading

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General election 2017: UKIP leader Paul Nuttall to stand in Boston and Skegness

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall is to stand in Boston and Skegness in Lincolnshire in June’s General Election. Announcing his bid on Saturday, he said the seat voted “overwhelmingly” for Leave in the EU referendum last year. The constituency, held by … Continue reading

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