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Yvette Cooper

The latest news and articles featuring Yvette Cooper, Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department; Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities

Yvette Cooper NEWS

May to speak on border agency relaxations
One question is whether the changes allowed anyone into the UK who posed a risk to national security

Labour leader Ed Miliband reveals his new shadow cabinet
He has promoted six of the 2010 intake, claiming to bring forward ''a new generation of Labour talent''

Labour sets up independent police review
Yvette Cooper uses offensive ''cackhanded'' phrase to describe the coalition's police service reforms

Cooper: ''We got it wrong on immigration''
''We should have introduced the points-based system much earlier,'' says shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper

Childcare costs ''pushing kids into poverty''
Families on low-incomes are turning down jobs or leaving work because they can't afford to pay for childcare, say charities


Work with the police, don't undermine them
The coalition should be backing not sacking the police, the shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper told the Labour party conference, adding that Labour is now the law and order party. Here's her speech

Blair McphersonAre women in politics just window dressing?
That's how Caroline Flint described women in the supposedly non-sexist Labour government, with Yvette Cooper the only female now in any real position of power. Blair McPherson compares equal rights for women in the public and private sectors

Gordon BrownAll the reshuffle and local election news
Resignations by ministers, especially the high-profile departure of Work and Pensions Secretary James Purnell, forced Gordon Brown to bring forward his reshuffle. Public Servant Daily watched all the moves as well as the election developments