Election news 21 April 2017

Doncaster MP Ed Miliband to stand in next election

Read more at: http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/doncaster-mp-ed-miliband-to-stand-in-next-election-1-8504178

VIDEO: Lib Dems launch General Election campaign in Sheffield with vow to become ‘effective opposition’

The Liberal Democrats plan to fight a hard Brexit and challenge Labour’s council policies in their efforts to win Sheffield voters.

Launching the party’s General Election campaign today, Sheffield Hallam MP Nick Clegg said it was ‘essential’ there were as many Lib Dem MPs in Parliament as possible to form an ‘effective opposition’ to the Conservatives.

Read more at: http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/video-lib-dems-launch-general-election-campaign-in-sheffield-with-vow-to-become-effective-opposition-1-8506301

Lib Dems ‘taking the fight’ to Labour’s Northern heartlands

The Lib Dems have vowed to “take the fight” to Labour’s heartlands in the North as they kicked off their campaign for the snap general election.

Read more at: http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/lib-dems-taking-the-fight-to-labour-s-northern-heartlands-1-8506126

Candidate defends ‘poor and working class’ comments

UKIP MEP Mike Hookem has defended a social media post he made describing Grimsby as “one of the poor bits full of working class people”.

Read more at: http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/candidate-defends-poor-and-working-class-comments-1-8506004

Lib Dems pick candidates for two of their Yorkshire target seats

THE LIBERAL DEMOCRATS have chosen a Hull councillor to challenge Labour in one of its key target seats.

Read more at: http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/lib-dems-pick-candidates-for-two-of-their-yorkshire-target-seats-1-8505925

Tory MPs face deselection


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