Author: Emily Horner

Emily is from East Leeds, studies journalism at Leeds Trinity University and is a history graduate from Greenwich University. Her hobbies and interests include creative writing, learning about different cultures, spirituality, and both historical and modern fashion.

The North’s enthusiasm for Brexit is on the wane

Emily Horner

There is a widely held view that the North of England is a Brexit stronghold and indeed, in the EU referendum, just under 58 percent of voters in Yorkshire and Humber, 58 percent of voters in the North-East and 53 percent in the North-West voted Leave. The continuing enthusiasm for Brexit in the northern ‘red […]

Tackling Islamophobia in the North East

Emily Horner
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A report published by Tell MAMA, UK Islamophobia Hate Crime Service, and Newcastle University has concluded that the community spirit shown throughout lockdown needs to be retained to improve relations between different groups in the North East. The team surveyed 111 people of various faiths and backgrounds from the region, from October 2019 to February […]

The West Yorkshire devolution deal and economic recovery

Emily Horner

The next round of devolution deals comes to West Yorkshire, with a proposal for a new directly elected mayor and £1.8bn of funding into the area over the next 30 years. The deal, signed by the region’s council leaders and the government in March 2020, will see residents in West Yorkshire vote for their mayor […]