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Greg Mulholland interview - From shock defeat to looking to the future

Greg Mulholland lost his Leeds North West seat in June’s General Election. He talked frankly to Political Editor James Reed about coming to terms with losing his job, the impact on his family and looking to the future.

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Council leaders backed the One Yorkshire proposal earlier this year.

Deadlock looms as Conservative leaders back away from One Yorkshire devolution plan

A STRING of Conservative council leaders have called for talks to secure a 'Greater Yorkshire' devolution deal in a blow to the alternative One Yorkshire plan.

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Hammond the target for One Yorkshire devolution group

Hammond the target for One Yorkshire devolution group

SUPPORTERS of the One Yorkshire devolution plan hope to persuade the Treasury of the economic case for the proposal as they try and overcome Government opposition.

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Dan Jarvis and Jake Berry are set to meet for talks on Yorkshire devolution.

Jarvis and Berry to meet over Yorkshire devolution deadlock

BARNSLEY CENTRAL MP Dan Jarvis is to hold talks with Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry over the ongoing deadlock on Yorkshire devolution.

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The Archbishop of York

Sentamu asked to help end Yorkshire devolution deadlock

THE ARCHBISHOP of York has been asked to intervene to help end the deadlock over efforts to give Yorkshire more control over its own affairs.

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John Grogan MP.

Devolution: All eyes on Commons debate but what matters is what happens here in Yorkshire

KEIGHLEY MP John Grogan's Commons debate on Yorkshire devolution tonight is an important moment.

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Theresa May says she will stand up and fight back against the plotters seeking to replace her as Prime Minister.

I’ll keep calm and carry on, May tells the Tory plotters as '30MPs' bid to unseat her

THERESA MAY has insisted she has the full support of her Cabinet after a former Conservative Party chairman confirmed he was the ringleader of a plot to persuade her to stand down.
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Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon

Three Yorkshire state schools get army cadet units backed by Government

DEFENCE SECRETARY Sir Michael Fallon has announced three Yorkshire schools will have army cadet units

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John Cridland

Cridland - We need Education for the North

THE chairman of Transport for the North has argued a similar body may be needed to close the North-South divide on school standards.
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Theresa May

Analysis: Listening is fine, but May needs to offer direction too

It is only 15 months since Theresa May stood outside Downing Street and set what she would hope be the tone for her administration with a speech railing against the unfairness of modern Britain.
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MEP admits party "battered and bruised" after election

MEP admits party "battered and bruised" after election

YORKSHIRE MEP John Procter has admitted Conservative party activists feel "battered and bruised" after June's general election.

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Theresa May faced questions on The Andrew Marr show today

Analysis: Form an orderly queue under the magic money tree

I am no gardener and I have never seen a magic money tree but I know they must grow quickly.
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Michael Gove in Sheffield

Michael Gove calls for end to 'bonkers' Sheffield tree felling plan during visit to city

ENVIRONMENT SECRETARY Michael Gove has asked Government officials to  explore ways to stop the controversial cutting down of trees in Sheffield as part of a road improvement scheme.

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Prime Minister Theresa May greets President of the European Council Donald Tusk at 10 Downing Street.

Blow for May after EU rebuffs call for start of Brexit trade talks

THERESA MAY suffered a blow in her efforts to kickstart the Brexit talks after she was told Brussels will continue to resist moves to discuss the future of trade between the UK and Europe.

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Grayling interview: "What matters to the passengers is the journey time... not how the train is powered”

Grayling interview: "What matters to the passengers is the journey time... not how the train is powered”

Political Editor James Reed spoke to Transport Secretary Chris Grayling after a summer of damaging headlines over the Government's commitment to the North of England.

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'What Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May need to do now as spectre of another election looms'

'What Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May need to do now as spectre of another election looms'

AS THERESA MAY and Jeremy Corbyn prepare for their respective party conferences, they share two things in common.

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Chris Grayling

Chris Grayling explains government's U-turn on electrification of trans-Pennine rail line

DEVELOPING technology is behind the Government’s dramatic change of heart on the benefits of rail electrification, according to Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.

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Chris Grayling

Director accuses Chris Grayling of 'getting his facts wrong' over Northern transport spending

THE DIRECTOR of the respected think-tank which has become embroiled in a row with Chris Grayling over rail spending has accused the Transport Secretary of getting his facts wrong.

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Chris Grayling in Wakefield, Yorkshire

Under-fire Transport Secretary Chris Grayling comes out fighting on Northern transport spending

A SERIES OF announcements and comments made over five days in July was enough to unleash a long summer of criticism of the Government and questions over its commitment to the North.

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