Prime Minister lends support for Tour de France

Welcome to Yorkshire Chief Executive Gary Verity sits in with David Cameron and his cabinet at a special cabinet meeting held in Leeds, West Yorkshire. David Cameron takes a read of the Tour De France 2014 brochure.
Welcome to Yorkshire Chief Executive Gary Verity sits in with David Cameron and his cabinet at a special cabinet meeting held in Leeds, West Yorkshire. David Cameron takes a read of the Tour De France 2014 brochure.

Prime Minister David Cameron has lent his support to Welcome To Yorkshire as they prepare to host the Tour de France.

Welcome To Yorkshire’s Chief Executive Gary Verity was invited to talk to the Cabinet in Leeds about how they won the bid and how the Government could help in the build-up to the event

Mr Verity said: “Being asked to brief the Cabinet about the Tour de France shows how seriously this Government is taking the Grand Départ.”

Tell us if you have anything planned for when the Tour de France comes to Calderdale.

If you’re planning a street party, barbecue or just sitting on your doorstep cheering on the riders as they pedal past, we want to know.

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