Theresa May tonight appeared on the brink of a leadership challenge after senior Ministers sensationally quit the Cabinet in protest at her draft Brexit deal and sparked a wave of damaging chaos in Westminster.
Smaller towns will see their town centres declining more rapidly than larger areas unless they adapt to changing consumer habits, a senior Yorkshire MP said as a study suggested around 14 high street shops are closing a day.
When Theresa May promised last week to wear a special poppy to recognise the sacrifice of the 1.5m south Asian volunteers who served in the British Army in the First World War, it felt like a significant moment in addressing what Conservative rising star Tom Tugendhat calls a “lack of understanding” about the role played by the Commonwealth.
England’s two most powerful metro mayors have crossed the political divide to call for London-style powers over transport in their regions.England’s two most powerful metro mayors have crossed the political divide to call for London-style powers over transport in their regions.
An MP has hit out at Ministers’ “frustrating” reluctance to engage with widely-backed and detailed proposals for a Yorkshire-wide devolution deal which will see powers and money invested in one mayor for the region.
Baroness Pinnock was the first woman to lead a West Yorkshire council, and now she is calling on Ministers to break down their own barrier of ‘fear’ and grant the One Yorkshire devolution deal the region demands. Arj Singh reports.
A Yorkshire MP has denied attempting to “blackmail” the Government over stalled reforms to betting machines dubbed the ‘crack cocaine of gambling’ which led to the resignation of a widely respected Minister.
A trio of Yorkshire and Humber high streets are today named as among the “unhealthiest” in the country, with too many betting shops, fast food outlets and off-licences potentially shortening the lives of their residents.