The Yorkshire Post says: Progress at last? Emerging devolution consensus for One Yorkshire

EVEN THOUGH Labour continues to be accused of offering insufficient clarity on the viability of its spending commitments or, more pertinently, its approach to Brexit, the national leadership’s neutrality over the One Yorkshire devolution deal is understandable.

After all, there’s every likelihood that the first Sheffield City Region metro mayor will be the Labour candidate and the party’s high command clearly does not want to be too prescriptive now the selection process is underway.

That said, the candidature of Barnsley Central MP 
Dan Jarvis – a primary architect of One Yorkshire – has been a game-changer because of his desire to 
use the mayoral platform to enable the whole county to unite under a single leadership structure. 
He has already changed 
the dynamics of the 
debate for the better.

Read more at: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/the-yorkshire-post-says-progress-at-last-emerging-devolution-consensus-for-one-yorkshire-1-9004674

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