Leaders in call for talks over Yorkshire mayor

COUNCIL LEADERS are seeking formal talks with ministers over a plan for Yorkshire to take over key powers from the Government through a regional elected mayor.

The group behind the so-called One Yorkshire plan have called for an “urgent” meeting with the Government to discuss how the idea can be taken forward.

A meeting this week saw representatives of 17 of the region’s 20 councils again confirm their support in principle for the One Yorkshire idea after first discussing the proposal in July.

Read on… http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/leaders-in-call-for-talks-over-yorkshire-mayor-1-8733403

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