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Jake Berry is the Northern Powerhouse Minister.

The Yorkshire Post says: Jobs for the future so the North is the place to invest

IT is testament to the resilience of the economy that a record 32.5 million people are in work according to new figures in spite of the upheaval over Brexit – and unknown ramifications of America’s trade war with China. Yet this statistic does mask the number of people on zero-hours contracts, sluggish wage growth and fears of a new North-South divide.

There are fears the Queen could be forced to intervene over Brexit.

The Yorkshire Post says: Queen must not be dragged into political chaos of Brexit

Parliamentarians seeking to delay or stop Brexit entirely were already playing a dangerous game with democracy given the result of the 2016 referendum – a vote described by then-Prime Minister David Cameron as “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” – prior to the warning that their tactics risk dragging the Queen into the accelerating political crisis.

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