Newcastle & area stories mentioning Brexit, 2019-08-11–2019-08-13

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Scores of jobs axed at Wallsend's Chemson amid plans to move production to Europe

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News Scores of jobs axed at Wallsend's Chemson amid plans to move production to Europe Production will come to an end at the factory next month but the manufacturer will retain the site and some staff members Share 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 North Tyneside factory is set to close and move production overseas putting scores of people out of work, it has emerged. Chemson is a world leader in the production and distribution of parts for the plastics and glass industry, with operations across the globe, including its Wallsend factory. On Sep...

Little support for Green Party plan to stop Brexit with all-woman government

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Green Party MP Caroline Lucas (Image: PA) 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 Calls for an all-women government of national unity to stop Brexit have received a frosty reception. Green Party leader Caroline Lucas has written to leading female politicians from a range of parties suggesting they could work together to replace Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his cabinet. But Newcastle Labour MP Chi Onwurah asked why every woman invited to take part was white. Critics of the plan highlighted the fact that Ms Lucas wrote to Labour backbencher Yvette Co...

Rotherham chosen to host the second annual 'Convention of the North'

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Rotherham chosen to host the second annual 'Convention of the North' Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to attend the event, chaired by Newcastle council leader Nick Forbes Share The Town Hall in Rotherham, South Yorkshire 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 The South Yorkshire town of Rotherham has been chosen as the venue for the second "Convention of the North". ChronicleLive understands that Liverpool and Sheffield were also in the running to hold the prestigious event, which is expected to receive a visit from Prime Minister Boris Johnso...