IN this newspaper 11 months ago, I acknowledged that a majority in our region had voted for Brexit. What’s more, this wasn’t just about the alienated and dispossessed. Many businesspeople had also cast their vote to leave. My reaction was “well it’s down to all of us now to make a success, whether we were for or against leaving”.
What I could not have foreseen at the time was that there would be a General Election on June 8 in which the Prime Minister would try and rerun the questions relating to our relationship with Europe in a blatant attempt to eliminate as much opposition and questioning as possible, both inside and outside the Palace of Westminster.
Blunkett’s call to back Labour women
A LABOUR GRANDEE today urges voters to back the party’s women candidates who are fighting to hold onto their Yorkshire seats.