Hammond the target for One Yorkshire devolution group

SUPPORTERS of the One Yorkshire devolution plan hope to persuade the Treasury of the economic case for the proposal as they try and overcome Government opposition.

One Yorkshire backers believe the fact that Leeds is supporting the plan could prove crucial given Chancellor Philip Hammond has previously declared his desire to see the city secure a devolution deal.

The Government has previously rejected the proposed Leeds City Region devolution deal following concerns from Conservative MPs and North Yorkshire County Council.

Read on… http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/hammond-the-target-for-one-yorkshire-devolution-group-1-8800014


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