Newcastle & area stories mentioning Brexit, 2019-06-09–2019-06-11

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Boris Johnson is the top choice for leader among North East Conservatives

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Boris Johnson is the top choice for leader among North East Conservatives Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has backed plans for a 'freeport' to boost Teesside Share Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson is the favourite candidate to become Conservative leader and Prime Minister among leading North East Tories. He has the backing of Middlesbrough and South East Cleveland Conservative MP Simon Clarke - who said Mr Johnson is backing plans to...

Power Up The North: ChronicleLive is demanding our region stops being ignored

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Power Up The North: We demand our region stops being ignored Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Today ChronicleLive is teaming up with newspapers and websites across the region to demand the shackles are taken off the North. Our Power Up The North campaign calls on the main political parties to spell out what they intend to do, and how they will work with others, to narrow the North-South divide. If the North was an independent country, we'd be the ninth largest economy in Europe - and that's despite decades of under-investment and being taken for...

Pro-Brexit pervert falsely claimed indecent images of children were planted by political opponents

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David Monkhouse, who admitted downloading indecent images of children (Image: ncjMedia / Northumbria Police) Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email A pervert caught with vile indecent images of children falsely claimed he had been framed because of his pro-Brexit views. David Monkhouse had downloaded some of the most serious types of videos and pictures of children as young as eight, a court heard. In an effort to avoid justice, he told police others must have put the sick material on his computer because of his political stance. Now, the "isolated" 3...

Top politicians vow to back our region following Power up the North campaign

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News Top politicians vow to back our region following Power up the North campaign Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, Tory leadership candidates Sajid Javid and Jeremy Hunt and the Minister for the Northern Powerhouse have all responded Share Power Up The North: We demand our region stops being ignored Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Some of the nation’s top politicians have vowed to back the North after ChronicleLive teamed up with newspapers and websites across the region to demand they explain how they will close the North-South divide. Our campaig...

Chef broke bones in friend's face while out celebrating birth of his baby

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News Chef broke bones in friend's face while out celebrating birth of his baby Former RAF man Jason Hutchinson, of Gateshead, was out celebrating the birth of his baby when he turned on his school friend Share Jason Hutchinson, who admitted GBH on his friend (Image: ncjMedia / Northumbria Police) Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email A thug who broke bones in the face of one of his best friends while out celebrating the birth of his baby has walked free - despite already being on a suspended sentence for GBH at the time. Head chef and former RAF man ...

Revealed: The amount the North East could lose once EU funding goes

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The Core at Newcastle Helix was built with EU funding Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Government plans to replace EU funding for the poorer regions of Europe could cost the North East £500m, according to campaigners. They said it would be “a historic disaster” if cash was diverted from the North to the South of England. The North East currently receives EU cash designed to boost the economy in underdeveloped regions, known as structural funding. But while the Government has promised to replace this money with a new “Shared Prosperity Fund” afte...

Fewer than one in 10 North East employees would benefit from Boris Johnson's 'middle class' tax cut

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Fewer than one in 10 North East employees would benefit from Boris Johnson's 'middle class' tax cut Conservative leadership contender Boris Johnson wants to cut taxes for people earning £50,000 or more Share Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Fewer than one in ten working people in the North East would benefit from Conservative leadership contender Boris Johnson’s plan to cut income tax for people earning more than £50,000. Mr Johnson has set out plans to cut taxes for people earn...