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General Election 2017: Yorkshire and Lincolnshire MPs react to Theresa May's announcement

Theresa May has announced she is calling a snap General Election. Photo: ITV

Members of Parliament from across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire have been reacting to Theresa May's announcement that a General Election will be held on June 8 pending a vote in the Commons.

The reaction from West Yorkshire:

It is right that the people get a further say on what Brexit should look like.

As someone who has been proud to represent my home seat of Keighley and Ilkley in Parliament since 2010, I am proud to be putting my name forward for re-election.

I will be asking local residents to support me on my record of achievement for them and my commitment to helping the Conservative Government to secure a Brexit deal that will be in the best interests of Keighley and Ilkley.

– Kris Hopkins, MP for Keighley and Ilkley

The early reaction from North Yorkshire:

The reaction from South Yorkshire:

And the early sounds coming out of East Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and north Nottinghamshire: