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YP Letters: Patients will stop clogging A&E if barriers are put in way

From: Hilary Andrews, Nursery Lane, Leeds.

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People gather at a Rally for Europe event.

YP Letters: Who wants neighbours like the EU?

From: Peter Warters, Mallorie Park Drive, Ripon.

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Wayne Rooney has eclipsed Sir Bobby Charlton's goalscoring records.

YP Letters: Wayne Rooney may act stupid but he’s not unsavoury

From: Brian Sheridan, Redmires Road, Sheffield.

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Police at work

The Yorkshire Post Says: Policing posers - making the most of technology

Politicians and the public still place a premium on day-to-day police patrols, hence this week’s challenging questions in Parliament from MPs alike about the state of West Yorkshire Police’s budget and the force’s decision to reverse those cuts in community policing that inadvertently led a rise in crime.

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The Yorkshire Post Says: May must take the Brexit lead

The Yorkshire Post Says: May must take the Brexit lead

Brexit secretary David Davis made a profound point as he updated MPs on negotiations with the EU over Britain’s departure from the European Union.
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'May is adding to the mental health crisis, not fixing it'

'May is adding to the mental health crisis, not fixing it'

“BURNING injustices.” That’s how Theresa May described the shortfalls in our mental health services when she stood on the steps of 10 Downing Street for the first time as Prime Minister.

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'Why reshuffle must give voice to the north'

'Why reshuffle must give voice to the north'

There is widespread speculation that Theresa May is set to reshuffle her Cabinet in a bid to stamp her authority on the Government and create consensus in Whitehall as crucial Brexit talks intensify.
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Bernard Ingham: It may not be as she likes it, but it'll be a tragedy if the PM goes

Bernard Ingham: It may not be as she likes it, but it'll be a tragedy if the PM goes

If Shakespeare were alive today, what fun he would have. He would certainly pen this soliloquy for Theresa May:

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The suspicion that Brexit is not going to turn out well adds to a sense of having been cheated.

'How would you vote this time? Brexit hope of summer 2016 gives way to uncertainty'

IT’S the question that doesn’t only flummox senior politicians. How would you vote if the Brexit referendum was held today?
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Barnsley MP Dan Jarvis and Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry are due to meet for talks on devolution.

YP Letters: Council failings make the case for Yorkshire devolution

From: Peter Wood, Scaftworth Close, Bessacarr, Doncaster.

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Can Theresa May deliver Brexit?

YP Letters: How referendums can omit views of the ‘silent majority’

From: John Turley, Dronfield Woodhouse.

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Should Theresa May take a tougher stance in Brexit trade negotations?

YP Letters: Give Europe a taste of life without trade deal and boycott goods

From: Mike Smethurst, Cavendish Close, Rotherham.

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Our MPs must work together now and come up with the best possible deal for Yorkshire.

The Yorkshire Post says: 'Why Tory MPs must now use their power and fight for our region'

EVEN though the Conservatives are committed to reducing the number of MPs by 50, there’s as much chance of the Boundary Commission’s proposals being implemented as Yorkshire councils agreeing a devolution deal by the end of the week.
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Is it now time to put the issue of Yorkshire devolution to the public vote?

Tom Richmond: "Why it is time to hold referendum over Yorkshire devolution"

THE most ambitious region in the country? I’d like to think it is Yorkshire thanks to the visionaries and trailblazers who live and work here.
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Grand Central column

Why asking for ‘PP’ leaves me feeling flushed!

What’s in name? Quite a lot, as it goes.
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Overflowing rubbish in Leeds. Photo: Leeds Council

'Council cuts are causing a health hazard as streets fill with overflowing bins'

IT will be no surprise to anyone that councils are feeling the pinch these days.

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Many potential overseas investors will be shocked by the region's public transport system, according to Greg Wright  Photo: PA

Greg Wright: Our terrible transport system could be scaring off potential investors

LET me take you on a glorious flight of fancy.

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BBC forecasters Ian McCaskill (left) and Michael Fish when the decision was made for the MeteoGroup to replace the Met Office as the BBC's weather forecaster last year. PA

‘Stop blaming Michael Fish and remember the efforts of Admiral Robert FitzRoy’

THIRTY years ago today, people were waking up – those who had managed to sleep – to the aftermath of the worst storm to hit this country for three centuries, a storm that caused a record amount of damage and killed 19 people.

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Fracking protesters at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Weak rules have allowed fracking in North Yorkshire

From: Jon and Val Mager, Park Avenue, Beverley.

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Do plans to boost recruitment of GPs in rural areas go far enough?

YP Letters: Golden hellos will not wave goodbye to a shortage of GPs

From: Dr Richard Vautrey, BMA GP committee chair, Leeds.

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