EU Referendum

EU Referendum

YP Letters: May shows her steel in Brexit speech

From: Dick Lindley, Altofts, Normanton.

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Theresa May delivers her Brexit speech.

YP Letters: Donors and moaners mourn departure of EU gravy train

From: Gordon Lawrence, Stumperlowe View, Sheffield.

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What will Theresa May's Brexit speech mean for towns like Barnsley?

Jayne Dowle: After phoney war, Brexit battle of Britain begins

DID you listen carefully to the Prime Minister’s long-awaited Brexit speech or were you too busy to take much notice? I suspect that many of us were so tied up with our daily lives that we didn’t have time to sit down and absorb every single word.

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Theresa May at Prime Minister's Questions.

YP Comment: May must broaden Brexit debate

BUOYED by a largely favourable reaction to her Brexit speech, Theresa May could not resist the temptation to take aim at Jeremy Corbyn and use Prime Minister’s Questions to highlight their contrasting styles of leadership.

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Theresa May delivers her Brexit speech.

YP Comment: Brexit to define Britain’s future. May reveals her negotiating plan

THERESA MAY’S long-awaited Brexit speech will reassure all those who voted for Britain to leave the European Union. She now needs to convince Remain supporters that withdrawing from the single market is in the country’s long-term economic interests.

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Theresa May is finalising her Brexit strategy.

YP Letters: EU diktat added to problems of railways fragmentation

From: Don Wood, Howden.

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Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage was among Leave supporters to suggest that the NHS could benefit if Britain voted to exit the EU.

YP Letters: Brexit will cost the United Kingdom money, not save it

From: John Cole, Oakroyd Terrace, Baildon.

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Sir Andrew Cook fears for Britain's economic future if the UK leaves the single market under Brexit.

Sir Andrew Cook: Path towards Brexit will only lead to catastrophe

TORY donor Sir Andrew Cook’s warning that he will withdraw financial support if Britain pulls out of the single market in any Brexit deal prompted an open letter last Wednesday from senior Tory MP John Redwood. Here the Yorkshire industrialist, chairman of William Cook Holdings, responds to the former Cabinet Minister and leading Eurosceptic.

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Theresa May's Brexit vision remains blurred - to the apparent consternation of business leaders.

Greg Wright: Give business clarity, Mrs May, and not a Brexit muddle

NOTHING chills the bones of corporate ambition quite like uncertainty. Some turmoil, such as disruption caused by war or natural disasters, cannot be avoided.

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Theresa May.

YP Letters: Is there any substance to Theresa May’s promises over Brexit?

From: Mrs W Abbott, Boulsworth Avenue, Hull.

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Brexit continues to divide public opinion.

YP Letters: A Brexit admission that ruling elite has given up on democracy

From: Thomas Jefferson, Batty Lane, Howden, Goole.

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What will Brexit mean for Yorkshire agriculture?

Sir Richard Packer: Farmers need answers on Brexit issue

THE Prime Minister assures us that Brexit means Brexit, even though many of the details of what the new world will be like following our departure from the European Union (EU) are as yet unclear.

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david Cameron with outgoing Eu ambassador Sir Ivan Rigers who has brought the Civil Service into disrepute according to Bernard Ingham.

Bernard Ingham: Brexit - Let’s hear no more from Ivan the terrible moaner

BACK in the late 1960s when the unions were driving Britain into bankruptcy, my Permanent Secretary at the Department of Employment and Productivity, Sir Denis Barnes, had a quiet word with me.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

YP Comment: Corbyn’s crisis of credibility

LIKE Theresa May, Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn finds himself in an invidious position over Brexit – Labour holds most of the Parliamentary seats which recorded the biggest majorities in favour of Remain, or Leave, during the EU referendum.

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Sir Andrew Cook, left, accompanies George Osborne during a tour of his facotry in Leeds.

John Redwood: Open letter to Tory donor Sir Andrew Cook - You can’t buy Brexit policy

YORKSHIRE industrialist Sir Andrew Cook, a pro-Remain activist who has donated more than £1.2m to the Conservative Party, says he will withdraw his financial support from the Tories if Theresa May pulls Britain out of the single market. This is the response of senior Tory MP – and Leave supporter – John Redwood.

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Brexit is becoming a jigsaw puzzle.

YP Letters: We must completely break with EU over Brexit to defeat corruption

From: Phyllis Capstick, Hellifield, Skipton.

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Does Theresa May have a Brexit strategy?

Andrew Vine: Behind the poker face, is the PM’s Brexit plan just a bluff?

A FAILED attempt to learn how to play poker a few years ago has started to produce a very strange sense of déjà vu every time the Prime Minister appears on television.

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Medical research could be jeopardised by Brexit, warns MP Judith Cummins.

Judith Cummins: Universities face challenge on Brexit

THE impact on our universities and on their ability to maintain their immense contributions to science and research is one of the many concerning and complex challenges Brexit throws up.

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Can Theresa May honour the wishes of Leave voters?

Letters: Behind the promises, May looks increasingly rudderless

From: Nick Martinek, Briarlyn Road, Huddersfield.

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William Wallace: Brexit fantasies and reality of a complex world

William Wallace: Brexit fantasies and reality of a complex world

LET’S take back control! Total sovereignty, disentangling ourselves from international regulations – particularly European regulations – from having to pay towards the EU, the UN and other international bureaucracies, let alone being told what to do by international courts and their foreign judges.

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