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Focus on MP Reevell as Miliband comes to town in final election push

Friday 1st May 2015

Miliband front

LABOUR leader Ed Miliband launched an attack on Dewsbury and Mirfield’s “part-time” Tory MP Simon Reevell . Mr Miliband spoke – briefly – to local newspaper journalists before taking questions [...]

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Argy-bargy over claims Cox lives on Thames boat

Friday 1st May 2015

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A ROW erupted in Batley and Spen this week about whether an election candidate is “local”. Tories accused Labour’s Jo Cox of “cynically misleading” voters over where she lives. The [...]

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‘Chicken’ jibe as Sherriff misses TV debate

Friday 1st May 2015

Ed Balls Paula Sherriff nursery April 01

AN ELECTION candidate was accused of being “chicken” for not taking part in a TV debate in Thornhill last Sunday. Labour’s Paula Sherriff pulled out of a chance to quiz [...]

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Tory fumes after exclusion from residents’ AGM

Friday 1st May 2015

Mark Eastwood

A CONSERVATIVE activist claims he was told to leave a residents’ meeting in Dewsbury because he is an election candidate. Mark Eastwood said he agreed to do so last Wednesday [...]

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