Supporters of Yorkshire-wide attempts to win powers and money from Westminster must acknowledge the critics and produce an economic argument for devolution, the region’s first metro mayor has said.
Dan Jarvis stressed he is “personally convinced” of the economic case for a “One Yorkshire” deal with a mayor for the whole region of 5.3m people, but the
re is now an important piece of work to do” in defining the benefits.
One Yorkshire backer Dan Jarvis says Army and grieving for his first wife have given him ‘perfect apprenticeship for difficult things’
Sheffield metro mayor Dan Jarvis says his ‘unbearably tough’ Army life and the ‘terribly difficult’ process of grieving for his first wife have given him strength to succeed in getting Yorkshire-wide devolution, Arj Singh reports. “It’s never going to be quite how it was in Helmand in 2007, and that’s a good thing by the way,” says Dan Jarvis.