Time for White Rose devolution

NORTHERN POWERHOUSE minister Andrew Percy has been challenged to enter fresh talks to deliver “White Rose devolution” that could unleash Yorkshire’s potential.

West Yorkshire council leaders say they are ready to consider a Yorkshire-wide or Leeds City Region devolution deal and are urging Mr Percy to put aside “narrow small ideas of political advantage” and discuss all the options available.

They also rejected the recent suggestion from Mr Percy that the Yorkshire-wide deal was not legally possible, arguing “there are no insurmountable legal obstacles in the way”.

Read more at: http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/time-for-white-rose-devolution-1-8416266

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