Yorkshire’s devolution plan on the table as council leaders hope to move forward with a deal

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Council chiefs from across Yorkshire are set to hold talks tomorrow in an effort to secure a devolution deal for the region. Leaders and chief executives will meet in York in the hope they can iron out a plan to … Continue reading

Javid facing fresh appeal over Yorkshire devolution plan

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COMMUNITIES SECRETARY Sajid Javid has been asked to meet MPs as well as council, business and union leaders in an effort to end the deadlock over Yorkshire devolution. The Yorkshire Post says: Sajid Javid’s rank hypocrisy must not stop devolution … Continue reading

Council leaders ask Javid for talks over “credible” devolution plan

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YORKSHIRE COUNCIL leaders have told the Government they have a “credible” plan to take over powers and money from Whitehall through a new elected mayor for the region. The 17 leaders signed up to the One Yorkshire proposal have asked … Continue reading

Ministers accused of rushing snooping laws

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Ministers accused of rushing snooping laws The government has been accused of trying to “steamroll” radical surveillance laws through parliament by refusing to give MPs and Lords more time to scrutinise its proposals. The chairman of the joint committee on … Continue reading

Best Editorial of 2015 – A Heinous Crime – Star Editors Opinion

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By far the best Editorial of 2015, from the Star Editor: A Heinous Crime – Star Opinion Star Opinion 5th February 2015. These hard hitting words, sum up the heinous nature of these crimes. One person dead and at least 1400 … Continue reading

Rotherham Labour Party: A Welcome to New Members

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The nominees list for Officer posts of Rotherham Constituency Labour party is educational. What do we learn ? 8 out 17, almost 50%, went unfilled, without anyone willing to put themselves forward. Not one Kashmiri offered to undertake an UNPAID … Continue reading