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Lord Kirkhope presents Beer Award to Rt Hon Sir Greg Knight MP

Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate has presented a special award to East Yorkshire MP Sir Greg Knight, in recognition of his support for the ‘Long Live the Local’ campaign and for also helping to secure consecutive freezes in beer duty. 

 

Yorkshire Post Debate on Devolution

Timothy Kirkhope MEP took part in the Yorkshire Post's Big Debate: Where next for devolution in Yorkshire. You can watch the debate online.

Kirkhope: Hutchinson ruling means justice will be upheld

The Yorkshire MEP and Conservative spokesman on justice and home affairs in the European Parliament said the decision upheld the fairness of whole-life tariffs and meant Hutchinson would continue to receive the justice he deserved.

Timothy Re-elected As Conservative MEP

Timothy Kirkhope was re-elected as Member for Yorkshire & The Humber on behalf of the Conservative Party in the European Elections. The region returned 6 MEPs: the others were 3 from UKIP, two from Labour.