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Yvette Cooper

Yvette Cooper is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford since 2010, having previously been MP for Pontefract and Castleford since 1997. She served in the Cabinet between 2008 and 2010. She is currently the Shadow Home Secretary. Cooper is married to Ed Balls, and together they were the first married couple to serve together in the British cabinet. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Yvette Cooper: Justice needs to be done for victims
2014-07-07
Yvette Cooper has said that the Government must take an investigation into historical allegations of child abuse at Westminster "extremely seriously - to make sure justice is done" for victims of abuse. Labour's shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper ...
(ITV News)
  1. Yvette Cooper demands David Cameron to order 'comprehensive and over ...

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David Cameron faces demand to order 'comprehensive and over-arching' probe ...
2014-07-05
Shadow Home Sectary Yvette Cooper said the Prime Minister's latest dossier review does not go far enough, instead calling on an “over-arching” and “comprehensive” investigation into all allegations. "The Prime Minister is right to intervene to demand a ...
(The Independent)
  1. PM David Cameron faces fresh demand for UK child abuse review
  2. Legal expert will lead abuse review

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Labour would appoint women's safety commissioner, says Yvette Cooper
2014-07-04
Yvette Cooper also intends to propose that a future Labour government would introduce a violence against women and girls bill in its first Queen's speech, which would create a new position along the lines of the children's commissioner. The proposed ...
(The Guardian)
  1. Yvette Cooper: We need answers on abuse dossier

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Tributes paid to police boss Jones
2014-07-01
Tributes have been paid to the dedication and public-spiritedness of a police and crime commissioner who has died suddenly. Colleagues and friends of Labour's Bob Jones, including shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper, spoke of their shock and sadness ...
(Hartlepool Mail)

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    Death of West Midlands PCC Bob Jones to trigger byelection within 35 days
    2014-07-01
    The shadow home secretary, Yvette Cooper, also paid tribute to Jones. "Bob was a very kind and intelligent man who cared deeply about the communities he represented," she said. "He served with great distinction as police and crime commissioner for the ...
    (The Guardian)
    1. Police boss Jones dies suddenly

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    Bewildered Bristol holidaymaker gets two passports - with different numbers
    2014-06-29
    Delays in the issue of passports, which are sometimes taking weeks to arrive, have been dubbed a "shambles" by shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper. Theresa May, who apologised for the delays, told the House of Commons that the Passport Office is ...
    (Bristol Post)
    1. Bristol woman sent two passports as fiasco at Passport Office continues
    2. Double confusion for Brit sent TWO passports

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    Yvette Cooper warns of a public services crisis if the Tories win in 2015
    2014-06-27
    The NHS, police, education system and social care are at risk of an "existential crisis" within the next five years if the Conservatives win the next election, Yvette Cooper, the shadow home secretary, will warn on Saturday. In a wide-ranging speech ...
    (The Guardian)
    1. Labour 'would boost victims rights'

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    Qatada 'not coming back to Britain'
    2014-06-26
    Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper said: " He was subject to a deportation order on the grounds of national security, so should be permanently excluded. "The Government will have our full support in enforcing this should any challenge arise.".
    (Evening Telegraph)
    1. Abu Qatada found not guilty by Jordan court of terror plot
    2. Hate preacher Abu Qatada acquitted of failed 1999 plot to attack American school
    3. Abu Qatada: He's not coming back, end of story, says No 10

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    Fall in number of offenders barred from working with children
    2014-06-23
    Data obtained by the shadow home secretary, Yvette Cooper, shows that the number of child sex offenders banned from working with children fell from 12,360 in 2011 to 2,800 last year. Cooper said there had also been a sharp fall in the number of people ...
    (The Guardian)
    1. Alarm raised over steep fall in people barred from working with children
    2. Home office slammed for sex offender bans
    3. Fall in number barred from working with children

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