Find out more about Yvette's campaign to be Leader of the Labour Party

June 30, 2015 8:16 PM
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Yvette calls for end to delays from Planning Minister

June 19, 2015 9:19 AM

Yvette Cooper is calling on Planning Minister Brandon Lewis to stop delaying and make a decision on a new stadium for Castleford Tigers.

Yvette Cooper is calling on Planning Minister Brandon Lewis to stop delaying and make a decision on a new stadium for Castleford Tigers.
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Statement from Yvette on the news that Ferrybridge power station is to close in 2016

May 22, 2015 9:35 AM

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.

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.
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Town Council and Yvette call on people to sign petition against cuts to GP services

March 24, 2015 10:08 AM

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.

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.
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Yvette says Yes to Five Towns Park

February 23, 2015 1:07 PM

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. 

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. 
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Rally for Future of Kellingley

January 20, 2015 3:57 PM

Yvette_and_NUM_at_Kellingley.jpgKnottingley 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.

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.
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Yvette delivers Christmas cheer with postal workers in Pontefract

December 18, 2014 11:34 AM

IMG_2657.JPGYvette 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.

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.
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Victory for Redhill student in MP Christmas card competition

December 18, 2014 11:30 AM

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.

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.
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Yvette Takes Questions from Pontefract Students

December 18, 2014 11:28 AM

Yvette faced a grilling as she spoke to students at Carleton Community High School in Pontefract.

Yvette faced a grilling as she spoke to students at Carleton Community High School in Pontefract.
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Local Politicians join Yvette to back plans for Small Business

December 18, 2014 11:26 AM

Councillors in Castleford have joined Yvette Cooper MP in calling for fairer business rates and more help for small businesses.

Councillors in Castleford have joined Yvette Cooper MP in calling for fairer business rates and more help for small businesses.
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