Ex-Chief Constable Mark Gilmore ‘was facing second wave of allegations from police colleagues’

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West Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable was set to face a ‘second wave’ of damaging claims about his personal conduct when he decided to retire from policing, a High Court hearing was told today. More than 50 of his colleagues, including … Continue reading

Government considered scrapping Sheffield-Rotherham tram-train scheme

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Government considered scrapping Sheffield-Rotherham tram-train scheme A group of MPs has heard the government considered scrapping the Sheffield to Rotherham tram-train scheme because of spiralling costs. The UK’s first tram-train scheme would enable trams to run on existing train tracks … Continue reading

Westminster sex scandal could be worse than MPs’ expenses, Tories fear

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Five more Tory MPs added to Westminster’s dirty dossier Five further Tory MPs, including a member of the 2017 intake, have been added to a dossier set up by parliamentary researchers amid growing allegations of sexual misconduct in Westminster. More … Continue reading