Richard Carter, leader of Yorkshire First
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Election 2015 smaller Parties: Yorkshire First

The leader of Yorkshire First said the UK was currently "not working effectively for all parts and all regions" and said his party would "create a stronger United Kingdom".

Richard Carter told Jo Coburn on the Daily Politics the party was campaigning for a directly-elected parliament for Yorkshire, with similar powers to those of Scottish Parliament.

It has 14 candidates standing in this general election. and is not impressed with government plans for a "northern powerhouse".

This is one of a series of interviews with 22 smaller parties contesting seats at the 2015 general election

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