A Tale of Two Yorkshires

A Tale of Two Yorkshires: Devolution could help region deal with impact of its ageing population

Giving Yorkshire power and money to boost the economy, improve transport and widen education is essential to help the region deal with its ageing population and ensure jobs and young people return to its towns and villages, MPs have said.
As The Yorkshire Post revealed in collaboration with the Centre for Towns that while the region’s population is set to grow six per cent over the next 20 years, the over-65 population will increase by 42 per cent and will be concentrated in towns and villages, MPs from across the political divide called for decision-making and spending power to be devolved to the region.

Read more at: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/a-tale-of-two-yorkshires-devolution-could-help-region-deal-with-impact-of-its-ageing-population-1-9297881

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