Yvette Cooper MP
MP joins Kings School pupils and local residents to support women's equality on International Women’s Day
Yvette met with residents and students to discuss issues facing women here and around the world to mark International Women’s Day.
Castleford MP Yvette Cooper celebrated Fairtrade Fortnight by joining staff giving out tasters of Fairtrade goodies at Castleford’s Co-Operative Store.
Local MP Yvette Cooper visited Ardagh Group in Knottingley to speak to staff about the launch of a new Glass Academy.
Yvette has voted to support same-sex marriages in a historic vote in Parliament this week.
Under the plans, same-sex couples who love each other and want to get married would be able to marry in a civil ceremony with a registrar.
Yvette Cooper MP has branded new plans from Mis-Yorkshire Trust which could see Pontefract A&E downgraded "a disgrace".
It’s that time of year again, Christmas is here and the countdown to the end of 2012 has begun.
Yorkshire's Olympic success has made 2012 a spectacular sporting year. And the combination of the Olympics and the wonderful Diamond Jubilee celebrations make us feel rightly proud to be British.
Local Altofts student Ayeesha Wasti from Martin Frobisher School is this year's winner in the Christmas Card Design competition Students from across the constituency submitted ideas and Ayeesha's came out on top.
Following the sad passing of former Pontefract and Castleford MP Lord Geoff Lofthouse, Yvette Cooper MP paid tribute to her predecessor, saying:
Local MP Yvette Cooper MP joined staff at The Co-operative Food store in Castleford to back a campaign calling on shoppers to show respect for retail workers.
Local MP Yvette Cooper has joined local councillors and Police & Crime Commissioner candidate Mark Burns Williamson to campaign for youth services in Normanton despite Government cuts.