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Michael Gove calls for end to ‘bonkers’ Sheffield tree felling plan during visit to city

ENVIRONMENT SECRETARY Michael Gove has asked Government officials to explore ways to stop the controversial cutting down of trees in Sheffield as part of a road improvement scheme. Mr Gove visited the city on Wednesday to see for himself the … Continue reading

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Woodland Trust refutes Sheffield Council’s claim charity is ‘working with’ authority on tree-felling

The UK’s largest woodland conservation charity has refuted Sheffield Council’s claim that it is working with the authority on its highly-controversial tree-felling strategy. The Woodland Trust has said while it met with council leaders over the issue in April, none … Continue reading

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Michael Gove demands end to Sheffield tree-felling

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has made an extraordinary intervention in the Sheffield tree-felling saga, writing to council leader Julie Dore and chief executive John Mothersole to demand an end to the controversial programme. In a letter seen by The Yorkshire … Continue reading

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UK to ‘take back control’ of waters after exiting fishing convention

UK to ‘take back control’ of waters after exiting fishing convention Michael Gove announces withdrawal from London fisheries convention and claims leaving EU fisheries policy will be good for environment The government has announced its withdrawal from an arrangement that … Continue reading

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Heavyweight Brexiteers go public as 60 Tory MPs demand clean break from the EU

Sixty Tory MPs including seven ex-cabinet ministers have demanded Theresa May pulls Britain out of the single market and customs union amid fears her Brexit stance could be watered down. Michael Gove, Iain Duncan Smith, John Whittingdale and Theresa Villiers … Continue reading

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Five cabinet ministers’ constituencies ‘least hit by council budget cuts’

Five cabinet ministers’ constituencies ‘least hit by council budget cuts’ Theresa May, Michael Gove and Jeremy Hunt among ministers whose areas escape brunt of austerity measures, analysis finds The three councils that have suffered the least from cuts in George … Continue reading

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Rotherham’s Disgrace – the deafening silence continues

Dear Rotherham Politics Readers, While the deafening silence continues from Da Leedah and Town Clerk on the continuing problem of child sexual exploitation in our Borough, along comes Ann Coffey MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Runaway … Continue reading

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