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Kirklees Based General Election Results

People from across Kirklees turned out for the snap election on 8 June 2017. After counting through the night we can now announce that the results for the four constituencies in Kirklees are as follows: Huddersfield Constituency Barry Sheerman held the seat with 26,470 votes Other candidates received the following votes: Conservative, Scott Benton  – Votes 14,465 Green Party, Andrew Cooper  –

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Kirklees Council Leader expresses sympathy to victims of Manchester terror attack

The leader of Kirklees Council Cllr David Sheard has expressed his sympathy to victims of the terrorist attack in Manchester, and paid tribute to those who helped the injured and others who were affected. He said: “Our thoughts today are with the families of those who have died, and with those who are recovering from injuries caused by this indiscriminate

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Hosting a visit from senior government housing officials

We recently welcomed two senior government officials to Huddersfield. They came to consider how the council plans to capitalise on the benefit of major national infrastructure projects over the next 20 years, to boost homes, jobs and the economy. Who came to visit Kirklees? Isobel Stephen, Housing Supply Director at the department for Communities and Local Government, and Tracy Harrison of

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