Yorkshire’s devolution plan on the table as council leaders hope to move forward with a deal

Council chiefs from across Yorkshire are set to hold talks tomorrow in an effort to secure a devolution deal for the region.

Leaders and chief executives will meet in York in the hope they can iron out a plan to negotiate a deal with the Government.

A string of North Yorkshire Conservative council leaders have come forward and said it is time for councils in North, West and East Yorkshire to negotiate a devolution deal with the Government.

The move is likely to be opposed by Labour leaders amid doubts they could persuade rank-and-file councillors to back the Greater Yorkshire option.

Read more at: http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/yorkshire-s-devolution-plan-on-the-table-as-council-leaders-hope-to-move-forward-with-a-deal-1-8823835

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