Newcastle & area stories mentioning Brexit, 2019-11-05–2019-11-08

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Boris Johnson launches election campaign with pledge to 'get Brexit done' - and then fix the NHS

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Parliament held its last pre-election debate on Tuesday night and voting takes place on December 12. Mr Johnson will head to Buckingham Palace for an audience with the Queen before returning to Downing Street to announce the formal start of the general election. He will then hold his first election rally - and insist that he never wanted to hold a poll at all. Instead, he will argue that the only way to deliver Brexit is to elect a new Parliament with new MPs. Read More Why North of Tyne mayor Jamie Driscoll won't get power over trains and buses Mr Johnson will say: "I don’t want an election. No prime minister wants an early election, especially not in December. "But as things stand we simpl...

Calls for Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Jo Swinson to explain what they will do for the North

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News Calls for Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Jo Swinson to explain what they will do for the North It's not a lot to ask: each party leader should explain in detail what they'll do for the North Share Power Up The North: We demand our region stops being ignored Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Jo Swinson have been told they should make at least one major speech in the North ...

Piers Morgan accuses Tory Party of 'fake news' for editing Labour MP Keir Starmer interview

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News Piers Morgan accuses Tory Party of 'fake news' for editing Labour MP Keir Starmer interview The Tories edited a clip of GMB presenter Piers Morgan interviewing Labour's Shadow Brexit Secretary to make it look like Sir Keir was unable to answer a question Share Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Piers Morgan accused the Conservative Party of...

Who is my North East MP and what is my 2019 general election constituency?

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Tap in your postcode and you'll get all the crucial information about your North East constituency and the MP candidates standing in the general election 2019 Share Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Is immigration the biggest issue where you live? Or the state of the local economy? Or the NHS or Brexit? Find out instantly with our unique consti...

Thugs push partially blind man into South Shields lake TWICE as he was feeding ducks

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Blind man pushed into lake while feeding birds, twice Police are now investigating while a charity has bought Colin new glasses and a new phone Share Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Thugs pushed a partially blind man into a lake as he was feeding ducks - twice. Police say Colin Hall was attacked twice in two days as he fed birds at Marine Park in South Shields. Colin, who has glaucoma, was first attacked at 6...

Jeremy Corbyn reveals 10 things he promises to do if he becomes Prime Minister

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News Jeremy Corbyn reveals 10 things he promises to do if he becomes Prime Minister Labour leader says he should be judged on whether his government ends rough sleeping and people depending on food banks Share Jeremy Corbyn delivers a speece onstage on September 24, 2019 in Brighton, England. Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has set out 10 promises he says a Labour government will k...

More than a third of adults won't get a general election 2019 vote in parts of the North East

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More than 200,000 North East adults won't be able to vote in the 2019 general election on December 12 Share Polling Station at Broadwood School in Denton Burn (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email More than one in three adults living in some North East constituencies won’t get to vote there in the upcoming general election. Analysis shows that in Newcastle East alone, 32,726 adults are ...

Ex-Labour MP Stephen Hepburn barred from defending his Jarrow seat after sexual harassment claims

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Whoever is picked as the Labour candidate will be almost certain to become an MP. Labour has held the seat since 1935. The NEC also ruled that South Shields candidate Emma Lewell-Buck will be allowed to stand again. She has been the constituency's MP since 2013, but faced a selection battle after some local activists attempt to remove her. The local Labour party voted to hold a full selection contest, in what is known as a "trigger ballot". South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck It meant she could have faced a challenge from other members who hoped to become the party's candidate. But the process was put on hold when the general election was called, and the decision as to whether she should be al...

The North won't be ignored - during the Election or after

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Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Over the next five weeks we are likely to hear many promises on what political parties can do for the North and it would not be unfair to treat them with some suspicion. In a sense, we are all Brenda from Bristol right now, reacting to our now almost annual General Election with a cry of “not another one – oh, I can’t stand it”. As James Ramsbotham from the North East England C...

Emma Lewell-Buck welcomes decision to let her stand in South Shields as election puts internal Labour battles on hold

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South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Labour candidate Emma Lewell-Buck says she is delighted after the party's National Executive Committee ruled she can stand once again as the candidate for South Shields. And she urged her local party to unite to fight the general election. She said: "I’m cracking. I'm ready to hit the doors and win." It followed a bruising row within her local ...

Boris Johnson responds to Manifesto for the North as we call for power over our future

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Boris Johnson responds to Manifesto for the North as we call for power over our future Prime Minister Boris Johnson's comments follow the launch of the Manifesto for the North Share Prime Minister Boris Johnson during the debate on the motion for an Early Parliamentary General Election in the House of Commons (Image: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor) Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Prime Minister Boris Johnson cl...

North East news LIVE: Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travel

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Metro cancellation 'NHS visa' to be introduced to help medics move to UK Boris Johnson is promising a new “NHS visa” making it easier for doctors and nurses from around the world to work in the UK. The new visa will ultimately form part of the Conservatives’ planned points-based immigration system after Britain leaves the EU. The move reflects concern within the NHS that it will struggle to attract the staff it needs after Brexit. (Image: PA) Under the scheme, the cost of a visa for health professionals would be halved from £928 to £464, while applicants would be guaranteed a decision within two weeks. Applicants coming to work in the NHS would receive preferential treatment with extra point...