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Paddy Power offers Yorkshire Mayoral odds as devolution plan hits the Commons

Today will see Yorkshire’s bid for devolution take to the House of Commons as the county seeks more autonomy, including electing a mayor for the entire region. Paddy Power have slashed the odds on Yorkshire holding an independence referendum to 10/1, whilst also divulging the odds for the identity of the first mayor, should the county receive the devolved powers …

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Ladbrokes Political Animals hold their own against rugby elites!

On  Wednesday 7th September the all parliamentary ‘Political Animals’ took to the rugby pitch, supported by Ladbrokes. MPs, Peers and political staff all took to the field at London’s prestigious Honourable Artillery Company to try a non-contact format of the game. The  Political Animals’ were joined by journalists from the lobby and the world of sport, whilst rugby league legends Kevin Sinfield, …

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Tennis Integrity Unit needs more money to combat corruption

The head of the ATP has agreed that more money needs to be spent on tackling corruption. Chris Kermode, the ATP’s president and chief executive, and Nigel Willerton, director of the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU), addressed a panel of UK lawmakers amid allegations of match-fixing and corruption. The TIU is funded by tennis’ governing bodies and operates on a budget of …

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