General Election

General Election

YP Letters: EU owes its very existence to Britain and Sir Winston

From: AD Sutcliffe, High Street, Calver, Derbyshire.

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The Government has set out further proposals for Britain's future relationship with EU

Yorkshire businesses facing a Brexit ‘red tape bombshell’ as Government sets out future trade plans

Critics have warned that Businesses in Yorkshire could face a “red-tape bombshell” under the Government’s new post-Brexit trade plans, as Ministers propose an “innovative and untested” approach to customs checks.

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What is the future direction of Brexit?

YP Letters: Brexit – Let’s get it done without the bluster

From: David Collins, Scissett.

Lib Dem’s ‘positive’ about future

Lib Dem’s ‘positive’ about future

Yorkshire is a key battleground for the Liberal Democrats, the party’s leader Sir Vince Cable has claimed, as he pledged to fight back to a position of power through a strong local government presence.

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Theresa May's leadership continues to divide opinion.

YP Letters: May failed to learn from predecessors’ errors

From: Edward Grainger, Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough.

Bill Carmichael visited the European Parliament this week.

Bill Carmichael: EU’s insecurities on display at ‘vanity’ museum

THIS week I visited the House of European History situated in Parc Leopold, just around the corner from the European Parliament in Brussels.

It is a spanking new museum that opened in May this year amid much controversy.

Theresa May became PM a year ago.

Tom Richmond: May has chance to build a legacy, if she gambles again

THERESA May has answered one critical question about her political future – it is, she says, her intention to soldier on as Prime Minister after her general election gamble misfired.

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Theresa May at 10 Downing Street, but how many marks out of 10 does she deserve for the first year of her premiership?

Bernard Ingham: Theresa May lagging behind Margaret Thatcher after first year in office

TOMORROW Theresa May will have been our Prime Minister for exactly one year. She was the longest-serving Home Secretary for 60 years and then had a record honeymoon in No 10 with a 23-point lead in the polls over Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn at one stage.

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A third of UK food is currently supplied by other EU countries.

Are shoppers 'completely in the dark' about the Brexit impact on prices?

Shoppers will see "prices, quality and choice" hit by Brexit, a former Sainsbury's boss has warned.

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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's promises on Brexit are coming under scrutiny.

Chris Burn: No half measures good or bad as we break with EU

THE ongoing debate about how, when and even if Britain should leave the 
single market when we depart the EU brings to mind a pivotal moment from the brilliant American drama Breaking Bad.

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Theresa May is approaching her first anniversary as Prime Minister.

Tom Richmond: Why May’s effortless victory sowed the seeds of her election folly

HOW times change. Exactly 12 months ago, Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom were preparing to go head to head in the race to become Tory leader and Prime Minister.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is mobbed by the crowd after addressing an anti-austerity rally in Parliament Square, London, following a march through the city as part of an anti-austerity protest.

YP Letters: Many reasons to appreciate the few who achieve great things

From: Tim Hunter, Farfield Avenue, Knaresborough.

Political pressure is growing on Theresa May.

YP Letters: Tories will never be forgiven if Northern Ireland reverts to past

From: Robert Reynolds, West Bank, Batley.

YP Letters: Brexit won’t bring back a bygone era

YP Letters: Brexit won’t bring back a bygone era

From: John Turley, Dronfield Woodhouse.

Cartoon by Graeme Bandeira

Bernard Ingham: Jeremy Corbyn’s kingdom would take us on a republican road to ruin

LET us this week go on a voyage of discovery to find out what Britain would be like in two years’ time if Jeremy Corbyn were, by some freak of democracy, to enter No 10 soon.

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Was columnist Bill Carmichael right to take Labour's John McDonnell to task?

YP Letters: Slur on McDonnell over his view on terrorism

From: Brian Nugent, Pecket Well Mill, Hebden Bridge.

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The suffragette Emily Davison is the inspiration behind the #Emilymatters campaign.

Kate Willoughby: More young voters need to find their voice and honour suffragettes like Emily Davison

WITH the agreement now solidified between the Tories and the DUP, the 2017 election appears to have been finally put to rest. What started as an ‘impossible to lose’ election for the Tories surprised most commentators and resulted in a deal that many are now questioning.

Britain should support Theresa May over the Grenfell tragedy, say readers.

YP Letters: Stop hounding PM and pull together for sake of Britain

From: Mrs EH Bell, Newland Avenue, Driffield.

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Have young voters been hoodwinked by Jeremy Corbyn?

YP Letters: Young voters back Corbyn because of decades of Thatcherism

From: John G Davies, Alma Terrace, East Morton, Keighley.

John McDonnell and Jeremy Corbyn are a danger to democracy, warn Bill Carmichael.

Bill Carmichael: Dangerous game for McDonnell’s mob

If you fancy a day’s sightseeing with the family at the weekend, I would certainly give central London a wide berth tomorrow.

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