MPs have called for hundreds of unreleased files about the so-called Battle of Orgreave during the 1984 Miners’ Strike to be independently reviewed. *The Commons’ Home Affairs Select Committee says it has discovered that South Yorkshire Police (SYP) holds 94 … Continue reading
A number of Yorkshire Labour MPs are among those who have condemned that party over its decision not to expel Ken Livingstone following allegations of anti-semitism Former leader Ed Miliband, and former shadow cabinet members Yvette Cooper and Michael Dugher … Continue reading
Confirmed: Watchdog mulls criminal case against ousted Yorkshire police tsar A POLICE watchdog has confirmed it has now begun a fresh consideration of whether there could be a criminal case against former South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright … Continue reading
Police watchdog to reconsider case against former Police and Crime Commissioner The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is to reconsider whether there is a criminal case against South Yorkshire’s former police and crime commissioner. It comes after the IPCC admitted … Continue reading
MPs have elected Labour’s Hilary Benn to lead a new cross-party select committee which will scrutinise Brexit. Mr Benn, who backed Remain in the EU referendum, beat Leave campaigner Kate Hoey to the job. In other contests, Labour’s Yvette Cooper … Continue reading
Anyone who thought there was peace and tranquility in the Labour Party would be mistaken. Locally Rotherham Labour Group, the source of all power in Rotherham, is riven with factionalism, and the gulf between the activists and the parliamentary party, … Continue reading
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