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Election News 24th April 2017

Names emerge in contest to be Labour candidate in Barnsley East A YORKSHIRE MEP and a trade union official have emerged as the possible candidates to stand for Labour in the Barnsley East constituency where current MP Michael Dugher is … Continue reading

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The Week That Was – Last Weeks Top Ten 22nd April 2017

Last Weeks Top Ten 22nd April 2017: Revealed: The Highest Ranking Officer Involved in the Rotherham Scandal Sansome and Delilah. Hoddinott the recycling queen. General Election 2017: Who’s standing in South Yorkshire? Star FEATURE: Tough-talking new neighbourhoods police chief vows … Continue reading

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Len McCluskey re-elected as Unite general secretary

Len McCluskey has been re-elected as Unite’s general secretary following a bitter leadership battle. The result will be seen as a boost for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Mr McCluskey’s chief rival Gerard Coyne was seen as the anti-Corbyn candidate and … Continue reading

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Police probe three Labour MPs for expenses fraud after it’s claimed they failed to declare thousands of pounds spent on staff to get them re-elected

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Police probe three Labour MPs for expenses fraud after it’s claimed they failed to declare thousands of pounds spent on staff to get them re-elected South Yorkshire Police to investigate three MPs for electoral fraud…

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Thorntons becomes the latest high street name to leave Rotherham town centre

THORNTONS this week joined the growing list of big high street names moving out of Rotherham town centre. The chocolates chain will close its All Saints’ Square branch on Saturday. The news comes a week after Holland and Barrett announced … Continue reading

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Dugher departs as Labour starts election campaign

Dugher departs as Labour starts election campaign THE DECISION of a second senior Yorkshire MP to stand down tonight threatened to drown out the opening salvos of Labour’s General Election campaign. Read more at: http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/dugher-departs-as-labour-starts-election-campaign-1-8503941 South Yorkshire MP Michael Dugher … Continue reading

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General election 2017: Can parties select candidates in time?

Britain’s political parties are in a race against time to get candidates in place for the snap election. They had been working on the assumption that there would not be an election until May 2020, but now have just three … Continue reading

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