Yvette Cooper MP
Below are extracts from Yvette's address to Labour Women's Conference in Brighton on 26th September 2015/
CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY
Yvette Cooper is calling on Planning Minister Brandon Lewis to stop delaying and make a decision on a new stadium for Castleford Tigers.
Following the news that Ferrybridge Power Station is to close in 2016, Yvette Cooper MP said:
“This is awful news not just for the 170 people who are employed directly but also for the hundreds of contractors who are set to lose their jobs as well.
Normanton Town Council leader Carol Moran has called on people to keep up the pressure against cuts to GP services at a meeting with local campaigners and MP Yvette Cooper in a special meeting.
Yvette Cooper backs Five Towns Park in a letter to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles, asking him not to call in the plans for further review and to let developers begin works as soon as possible.
Knottingley MP Yvette Cooper is joining miners and union officials in calling for local people to show their support for Kellingley Colliery in a special rally from 1pm in Knottingley on January 31st.
Yvette Cooper MP visited Royal Mail’s Pontefract delivery office to pass on Christmas wishes and encouragement to postmen and women at their busiest time of year.
Local Redhill Junior’s student Heidi Maw was awarded a special prize from local MP Yvette Cooper as the winner of the MP’s annual Christmas card competition.