BEVERLEY: City MP Karl Turner has been appointed a Labour whip in a mini-reshuffle of Ed Miliband's front bench team.
The Hull East MP had been Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the Shadow Attorney General, but he will now be part of a team charged with maintaining party discipline.
Mr Turner said he was "delighted" to have been promoted to Labour's front bench.
Mr Miliband said: "Karl has worked hard for the people of east Hull and has already made his mark on the Justice Select Committee, Home Affairs Committee and as PPS to the Shadow Attorney General.
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"I am delighted to welcome him to his new role in the whips' office where I am sure he will do a fantastic job."
The minor reshuffle was sparked after Barrow-in-Furness MP John Woodcock resigned as a shadow transport minister due to ill health.
Mr Turner replaced Vale of Clwyd MP Chris Ruane, who left the Labour whips' office.
E YORKS: Camera retailer Jessops has closed all its stores.
The business, which had shops in Jameson Street, Hull, and Toll Gavel, Beverley, went into administration on Wednesday.
A total of 15 stores in Yorkshire and the North East closed yesterday, with 106 job losses.
Across the UK, 187 shops closed with 1,370 redundancies.
Rob Hunt, joint administrator and partner at PwC said: "The stock will be collected over the coming days and returned to a central warehouse.
"It will be returned to suppliers if they are entitled to it.
"As a consequence of the closure, Jessops is no longer able to accept returned products from customers.
"This is an extremely sad day for Jessops and its employees. We are very grateful for the support we have received since our appointment and we will continue to ensure that employees are paid as they assist us during the closure."
BEVERLEY: The Only Way Is Essex star Mario Falcone has spoken of his excitement ahead of his visit to the town.
The reality TV pin-up will appear at Casa Bar and Kitchen in the town centre next Saturday evening.
Mario tweeted: "I'm really looking forward to visiting the town of Beverley and partying with people at the Casa Bar."
Mario is well-known as a ladies man and his relationship with co-star Lucy Mecklenburgh often results in fireworks on-screen.
Follow Mario on Twitter at @Mario_Falcone and see www.itv.com/essex to catch up on the reality show.
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