MP joins Kings School pupils and local residents to support women's equality on International Women’s Day

March 18, 2013 1:04 PM

photo.JPGYvette met with residents and students to discuss issues facing women here and around the world to mark 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.   
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Yvette Celebrates Fairtrade Fortnight

March 07, 2013 10:13 AM

Castleford MP Yvette Cooper celebrated Fairtrade Fortnight by joining staff giving out tasters of Fairtrade goodies at Castleford’s Co-Operative Store.

Castleford MP Yvette Cooper celebrated Fairtrade Fortnight by joining staff giving out tasters of Fairtrade goodies at Castleford’s Co-Operative Store.
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Yvette hears about new Glass Academy investment in Knottingley

February 14, 2013 10:57 AM

Yvette_at_Ardagh.JPGLocal MP Yvette Cooper visited Ardagh Group in Knottingley to speak to staff about the launch of a new Glass Academy.

 

Local MP Yvette Cooper visited Ardagh Group in Knottingley to speak to staff about the launch of a new Glass Academy.  
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Yvette votes Yes to Equal Marriage

February 06, 2013 4:48 PM

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 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.
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Anger at New Hospital Plans

January 29, 2013 11:20 AM

Save_Our_NHS.jpgYvette Cooper MP has branded new plans from Mis-Yorkshire Trust which could see Pontefract A&E downgraded "a disgrace".

Yvette Cooper MP has branded new plans from Mis-Yorkshire Trust which could see Pontefract A&E downgraded "a disgrace".
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New Year Message from Yvette

January 29, 2013 11:02 AM

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.

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.
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Winning Christmas card design for Ayeesha

December 17, 2012 12:59 PM

172207487.jpgLocal 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.

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.
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Yvette's tribute to Lord Lofthouse

November 27, 2012 2:21 PM

Following the sad passing of former Pontefract and Castleford MP Lord Geoff Lofthouse, Yvette Cooper MP paid tribute to her predecessor, saying:

Following the sad passing of former Pontefract and Castleford MP Lord Geoff Lofthouse, Yvette Cooper MP paid tribute to her predecessor, saying:
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Yvette backs the Freedom from Fear Campaign

November 27, 2012 2:09 PM

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 MP joined staff at The Co-operative Food store in Castleford to back a campaign calling on shoppers to show respect for retail workers.
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MP backs campaign for Normanton Youth

November 27, 2012 1:49 PM

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.

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.
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