Yvette Cooper MP
Local MPs Yvette Cooper and Jon Trickett have launched a petition against Government plans which could cut up to 38 GPs from Wakefield District.
Local MP Yvette Cooper has opened the new facilities for "The Well Project" at Haw Hill Park in Normanton alongside staff, the public and representatives of Interserve, the company that donated time to renovating the new facilities.
MP slams passport chaos as local families face last minute rush to Durham to stop holidays being wrecked
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.
On 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.
Local MP Yvette Cooper and Councillors in Knottingley are calling on members of the local community to come forward with ideas to support Knottingley Swimming Pool.
Local MP Yvette Cooper is calling on UK Coal and Government Ministers to meet with potential investors in a bid to stop the closure of Kellingley Colliery next year.
Local Campaigners have vowed to keep the fight going for a long term plan for Kellingley Colliery following the agreement last week of a deal to shut the pit in 2015.
The news that Kellingley is to close in 2015 will come as a blow to workers, their families and the wider community
Responding to the news that Kellingley colliery will close in 2015, local MP Yvette Cooper said:
In response to the Written Ministerial Statement today by Minister of State for Energy Michael Fallon, Member of Parliament for Normanton, Pontefract, Castleford and Knottingley Yvette Cooper said:
“This is a deeply troubling statement from the Government on UK Coal.