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Warsi campaigns for reprieve for death row Yorkshire drug smugglers

The lives of two people from Yorkshire sentenced to death for drug smuggling in the Far East are hanging in the balance tonight as politicians wrangle over their fate.

Grandmother Lindsay Sandiford, who's originally from East Yorkshire, and Gareth Cashmore from Wakefield have been sentenced to death by firing squad for trafficking drugs into Indonesia.

One of our region's most senior politicians is working to try and win them a reprieve from execution - but her plans face some fierce opposition in Indonesia itself. Tina Gelder's report contains flash photography.

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New jobs for Lincolnshire MPs

Two Lincolnshire MPs have been given Government jobs as David Cameron continues his reshuffle.

Boston and Skegness MP Mark Simmonds becomes a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Fellow Lincolnshire Conservative Nick Boles, who represents Grantham and Stamford, has been given a job as Parliamentary Under Secretary at Dept for Communities and Local Government

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Baroness Warsi guilty of only a "minor" breach of the ministerial code

I asked Sir Alex Allan to look into allegations that Baroness Warsi had breached the ministerial code. He has reported back to me and I am satisfied with the conclusion he has reached that at no point did she use her office for any personal financial gain. He found that while there was a breach of the code it was a minor one for which Baroness Warsi has already apologised. Baroness Warsi is a great asset in building our reputation overseas and representing the British Government abroad in her role as Minister without Portfolio."

– David Cameron
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