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Local MP Yvette Cooper has accused Government of complete chaos and of putting holidays and business trips at risk as problems at the Passport Office continue to cause long delays in some people getting new passports issued.

Local MP Yvette Cooper and West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson attended a special ‘graduation’ ceremony for Knottingley pupils at Simpson’s Lane Academy and voiced their support for the work of the programme and the staff and students who’ve taken part.

Yvette with WW2 veteransOn the 70th anniversary of D-Day local MP Yvette Cooper met with World War Two veterans to hear their stories and to promote a new scheme to help veterans make commemorative visits to the areas where they served.

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Here you can find out more about Yvette's role as Shadow Home Secretary, covering the areas of policing and immigration.

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