Three months to save devo deal

City Region bosses have called a crunch meeting for the end of this month – giving them three months to solve the ‘Chesterfield crisis’ and keep the £900 million devolution deal on track.

Council leaders on the Combined Authority will meet on January 30 to discuss the way forward after the High Court ruled the people of Chesterfield were not properly consulted.

The judgment means part of the consultation will need to be redone and approved by Government.

Only then can local leaders sign off the mayor’s powers and territory. And only then can public elections be held on May 4.

Read on…


One thought on “Three months to save devo deal

  1. How can Rotherham fit into this “lash up” when, to all intents and purposes, there was no meaningful consultation with the electorate ??


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