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 … Continue reading
COMMUNITIES SECRETARY Sajid Javid has been asked to meet MPs as well as council, business and union leaders in an effort to end the deadlock over Yorkshire devolution. The Yorkshire Post says: Sajid Javid’s rank hypocrisy must not stop devolution … Continue reading
YORKSHIRE COUNCIL leaders have told the Government they have a “credible” plan to take over powers and money from Whitehall through a new elected mayor for the region. The 17 leaders signed up to the One Yorkshire proposal have asked … Continue reading
I wonder if like me, you have misgivings about the proposal that is about to come before Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council to approve the creation of a Sheffield City Region Mayor, or if you even realised a Sheffield Mayor would … Continue reading
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Ministers accused of rushing snooping laws The government has been accused of trying to “steamroll” radical surveillance laws through parliament by refusing to give MPs and Lords more time to scrutinise its proposals. The chairman of the joint committee on … Continue reading
By far the best Editorial of 2015, from the Star Editor: A Heinous Crime – Star Opinion Star Opinion 5th February 2015. These hard hitting words, sum up the heinous nature of these crimes. One person dead and at least 1400 … Continue reading
The nominees list for Officer posts of Rotherham Constituency Labour party is educational. What do we learn ? 8 out 17, almost 50%, went unfilled, without anyone willing to put themselves forward. Not one Kashmiri offered to undertake an UNPAID … Continue reading