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Candidates discuss maintaining a “clear communication flow” with constituents at York Outer hustings

Central Hall, location of hustings

By Grace Pritchard Candidates standing in the election for the Outer York constituency were questioned at a hustings event at the University of York on Wednesday night (December 6). The York Outer constituency includes University of York students. Julian Sturdy (Conservative), Keith Aspden (Liberal Democrat) and Anna Perrett (Labour Party) all took part in the panel, together with Tom Franklin […]

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Pudsey election candidates questioned on local and national issues at “respectful” Parish Church hustings

Pudsey election candidates questioned on local and national issues at “respectful” Parish Church hustings

By Richard Liddle Four of the five parliamentary candidates for Pudsey took questions from the public on Tuesday evening at Pudsey Parish Church. Jane Aitchison (Labour), Stuart Andrew (Conservative), Quinn Daley (Green) and Ian Dowling (Liberal Democrat) faced questions from the public on a wide range of national issues including Brexit, the climate crisis, food banks and Universal Credit, as […]

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Conservative Community Secretary to visit Bradford community projects

Conservative Community Secretary to visit Bradford community projects

A Conservative front-bencher will visit Bradford to see what effect community based projects are having on the city. Community Secretary, Eric Pickles, 62, from Keighley, will visit Bradford based community projects tomorrow to see the positive impact they are having on local residents. Mr Pickles will meet with organisers and members of the‘Thank You Bradford Project’ which enables asylum seekers […]

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Bradford is doing enough to protect vulnerable young people, investigation finds

Bradford is doing enough to protect vulnerable young people, investigation finds

The city’s children’s service was called ‘a beacon of good service’ by top authorities last night following concerns that a number of children of children across the city were at risk of being abused. The Children’s Services Committee was praised by the city’s safeguarding board after the investigation was triggered upon the revelation that around 100 children faced a real […]

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Bradford UKIP councillor confident former Tory MP will deliver party’s first Parliament seat

Bradford UKIP councillor confident former Tory MP will deliver party’s first Parliament seat

Keighley councillor, Brian Morris, said Tory defector, Douglas Carswell, will deliver UKIP’s first seat in Parliament and that he expects more Conservative MPs will  join the party in the near future. Mr Morris said it would be a boost if Mr Carswell could carry Clacton for UKIP which would see him become the party’s first MP, a position he thought […]

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Council leader ousted in political coup condemns “grab for power”

Council leader ousted in political coup condemns “grab for power”

By Anders Anglesey The Labour council leader for Calderdale condemned the decision to oust him from his position as a cynical action taken by the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats. Tim Swift, 57, was removed from his position of council leader yesterday after Conservative and Liberal Democrat councillors passed a motion of no confidence. The motion was put forward by Conservative […]

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