BARNSLEY CENTRAL MP Dan Jarvis is to hold talks with Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry over the ongoing deadlock on Yorkshire devolution.
he pair exchanged messages on Twitter today following a Commons debate last night on Yorkshire devolution where Mr Berry again rejected the case for the One Yorkshire proposal. Over the summer 17 out of the region’s 20 councils signed up to support the One Yorkshire plan which would see a single mayor elected for the whole of Yorkshire.
What is devolution, how will it help us… and why has it taken so long for Yorkshire to reach a deal?
The arguments over Yorkshire devolution have been raging for years, but what does the issue really mean for the people of the White Rose County?
Our expert James Reed explains what devolution is, what is at stake for the Yorkshire region and how it could eventually impact on your day-to-day life.
The Yorkshire Post says: Jake Berry’s position threatens to leave Yorkshire with worst of both worlds
THE tone adopted by Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry during Parliament’s debate on Yorkshire devolution irked many of those present – and all those here who want this region to shape its destiny.