Yvette Cooper MP
Yvette has joined local campaigners in calling for urgent action to tackle on-going staff shortages at Mid-Yorkshire hospitals Trust.
The pound has plummeted, hate crime has shot up. The future of our economy, immigration, security and the union are all up in the air. Just when we need a clear sense of direction from the Government, it is clear no one has a plan at all.
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Britain is in a political crisis.
We are still coming to terms with the sheer enormity of the referendum decision
And the country is divided.
Some people are delighted, some distressed, some in doubt.
Local MP Yvette Cooper has condemned the cuts in neurology services in Wakefield District that are hitting patients with serious conditions including Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Cranial Hypertension.
Anyone who thought the nasty party was dead has been proved wrong by Zac Goldsmith’s desperate campaign for the London Mayoralty.
With the closure of Ferrybridge power station today and the loss of hundreds of skilled jobs across Knottingley, Ferrybridge and elsewhere,
Yvette Cooper MP said:
Yvette questioned Chancellor George Osborne on the Government's deeply unfair, and chaotic budget in the debate last week. She challenged him twice on his unfair cuts for the disabled and the chaos over his Budget sums. you can see the exchange below:
New research from the House of Commons Library shows that Government cuts will leave mothers £13bn worse off over the course of this Parliament.
Local MP Yvette Cooper has raised urgent concerns with SSE and Government Ministers as Ferrybridge power station faces closure at the end of March.
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Can I start by thanking Community and The Fabian Society for inviting me to Chair the Changing Work Centre, and to the members of the Advisory Board – many of whom are here tonight - who will provide huge expertise, insight and experience to the work of the Centre.