Damning verdict on Home Office’s Windrush victims’ hotline from Yorkshire MP Gill Furniss
Home Secretary Amber Rudd was facing further pressure over her handling of the Windrush scandal tonight after the hotline her office set up to deal with victims was strongly criticised by a Yorkshire MP.
Sheffield grand-daughter of Windrush generation migrants ‘a citizen of nowhere’ after passport bid is rejected
The grand-daughter of two members of the Windrush generation says she feels like “a victim punished for something I have no control over” after being told by a government agency she does not qualify as British.
Better transport links needed to help our ports cope with huge rise in demand
More capacity is needed on the road and rail networks that serve the nation’s ports if they are to cope with the “considerable challenge” caused by a predicted growth in demand, according to a Government report.
Connected city: Sensors take data from cars and drivers in York to help traffic run smoothly
Sensors tracking the movements of vehicles around a Yorkshire city from this month will help make it the first in the UK that is “truly ready for the coming revolution” in the way urban transport is monitored and controlled.
Ban on fracking near North Yorkshire homes moves closer after inspector’s ruling
A proposal that would stop nearly all fracking within 500 metres of homes in North Yorkshire moved a step closer today after a government-appointed planning inspector indicated she was likely to approve it.
Sheffield City Region mayoral hopefuls pitch for votes
It has been 30 long months since then-Chancellor George Osborne appeared before the cameras at South Yorkshire’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre and signed the historic deal handing powers and funding over to the county.