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
Greg Knight, the MP for East Yorkshire, has been given a new job as a Senior Government Whip as David Cameron continues his reshuffle.Read the full story ›
Reaction to David Cameron's first major reshuffle of the coalition Government.Read the full story ›
Our political correspondent Ben Erlam reports on a day of changes for our region's politicians.
Baroness Warsi has lost her job as Conservative Party Co-Chair but will still attend Cabinet after being handed other roles.Read the full story ›
Dewsbury-born Baroness Warsi has been axed in David Cameron's first Cabinet re-shuffle since becoming Prime Minister. Sayeeda Warsi tweeted it had " been a privilege and an honour to serve my party as co-chairman".
The Prime Minister David Cameron was in the Olympic Stadium to watch Sheffield' Jessica Ennis start her campaign to win Olympic heptathlon gold.
More than 100 new free schools have been approved to open in England over the
coming years, Prime Minister David Cameron announced today. Seven of those will be in the Yorkshire and Humber region.
'Free Schools' are state-funded but independent of local authorities. They are established by groups including parents, teachers, faith groups and charities and have powers to decide how they spend their budgets and set their own curriculum, teaching hours and term-times.
But teaching unions have claimed that they adversely affect neighbouring schools when they open in areas with no shortage of spaces.
The Prime Minister has spoken out about the controversial decision to close the children's heart surgery unit at Leeds General infirmary, It was announced last week that the unit which serves 14 million people within a radius of two hours would close,
with children being taken to Newcastle, Liverpool or Birmingham for treatment instead. This is what David Cameron had to say in the commons.
Local MPs including Gerry Sutcliffe, Greg Mullholland, David Davis, Clive Betts and Paul Blomfield raised questions at today's Prime Minister's Questions