Call For Action on staff shortages at Mid-Yorkshire

July 15, 2016 1:58 PM

Yvette has joined local campaigners  in calling for urgent action to tackle on-going staff shortages at Mid-Yorkshire hospitals Trust.

Yvette has joined local campaigners  in calling for urgent action to tackle on-going staff shortages at Mid-Yorkshire hospitals Trust.
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Government inaction is failing EU nationals and expats and fuelling extremism

July 04, 2016 8:55 AM

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. 

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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Yvette's speech to the Centre for European Reform

June 28, 2016 12:25 PM

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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.

**CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY** 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.
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Yvette slams service changes at Mid-Yorkshire

June 09, 2016 9:58 AM

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.

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.
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Yvette's article for The Times - Zac Goldsmith’s dog-whistle is becoming a racist scream

April 13, 2016 1:00 PM

Anyone who thought the nasty party was dead has been proved wrong by Zac Goldsmith’s desperate campaign for the London Mayoralty.

Anyone who thought the nasty party was dead has been proved wrong by Zac Goldsmith’s desperate campaign for the London Mayoralty.
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Government and SSE have made the wrong decision on Ferrybridge

March 31, 2016 10:56 AM

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:

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:
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Chancellor twice refuses to answer Yvette's questions about budget unfairness

March 31, 2016 9:19 AM

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:

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:
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Osborne's cuts will leave mothers £13bn worse off over the course of this Parliament

March 08, 2016 5:53 PM

New research from the House of Commons Library shows that Government cuts will leave mothers £13bn worse off over the course of this Parliament. 

New research from the House of Commons Library shows that Government cuts will leave mothers £13bn worse off over the course of this Parliament. 
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Yvette raises urgent concerns over closure of Ferrybridge

March 03, 2016 9:43 AM

Local MP Yvette Cooper has raised urgent concerns with SSE and Government Ministers as Ferrybridge power station faces closure at the end of March.

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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Speech to the Fabian Society at the launch of the Changing Work Centre

February 26, 2016 3:11 PM

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INTRODUCTION

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.

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY INTRODUCTION 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.
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