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Boris Johnson could move House of Lords to York in bid to 'connect the rest of the UK with politics'

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Boris Johnson is considering moving the House of Lords to York as he looks to cement the Conservative Party's gains in Labour's former heartlands.
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Newslinks for Sunday 19th January 2020

Newslinks for Sunday 19th January 2020

1 month ago   |   By Conservative Home

Johnson mulling moving Lords to the North
“Boris Johnson is planning to move the House of Lords permanently to York, The Sunday Times can reveal. The city has emerged as the frontrunner to host the new second chamber, with Birmingham also in the running. The prime minister last week ordered work to begin on the practicalities of a move, in further evidence that the Conservatives are serious about cementing their gains in what were once Labour's heartlands. Disused government-owned land close to York railway station has already been identified as a prime site to build a new second chamber...
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House of Lords to move to York under post-Brexit plans by Boris Johnson to boost the North

1 month ago   |   By The Sun


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Boris Johnson considers moving House of Lords to York

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

'It's one of a range of things we're looking at. Trust me we're going to be radical,' says party chairman
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House of Lords 'could be moved to York' by Boris Johnson

House of Lords 'could be moved to York' by Boris Johnson

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

The government is considering permanently relocating the Lords to the north or midlands, in a signal that Boris Johnson is determined to give a voice to the areas that delivered his election win.
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