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Andy Burnham endorses former councillor as replacement for veteran Barry Sheerman

Labour heavyweight Andy Burnham has given his backing to former councillor Harpreet Uppal in the race to find the party’s candidate to replace Huddersfield...

Labour faces on long list to replace Barry Sheerman

The Labour Party has drawn up a long list of potential candidates to replace Barry Sheerman as Huddersfield’s MP following the veteran parliamentarian’s decision...

‘We want to do the right thing’ says Minister of State for Care and Mental Health as call for evidence launched

The Government have launched a discussion paper and call for evidence to inform their cross-Government, 10-year mental health plan, which it says aims to level up...

HUDDERSFIELD HOPEFUL’S: Who will become Labour’s prospective parliamentary candidate for Huddersfield?

By Tony Earnshaw & Fatima Patel One of the country’s longest serving MP’s Barry Sheerman announced he was stepping down after serving 40 years as...

Kirklees’ Tory MPs throw weight behind embattled PM

By Tony Earnshaw Kirklees MPs Mark Eastwood and Jason McCartney have confirmed they will be supporting Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the vote of no...

Ex-mayor ‘at ease’ with dad’s killing

By Daniel Holland Newcastle’s first ever Asian and Muslim lord mayor says a year as the city’s first citizen has left him “at ease” with...

Kirklees Council cabinet members revealed

Kirklees Council Leader, Councillor Shabir Pandor, has today appointed his Cabinet to lead the authority for the next twelve months. Cllr Pandor’s Cabinet team will...

Labour maintains firm grip on Council but Greens chomping at their ankles

The Labour Party has maintained its firm grip on Bradford Council, receiving 43% of all votes in this year’s elections with 19 candidates maintaining...

Quietly confident leader of Kirklees council delighted with Labour majority

Labour have won the majority of seats in the latest local elections in Kirklees. Labour gained three seats, securing 36 out of 69, becoming the...

Leeds Council leader hails ‘great day’ for Labour as party makes inroads

The leader of Leeds City Council has hailed a “great day” for Labour as the party made a net gain of five seats in...

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