Senior Tory councillor Mike Jordan joins Yorkshire Party in protest at Government’s devolution stance

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A senior Conservative councillor has quit and joined the Yorkshire Party in protest at Ministers’ handling of the ongoing devolution saga, The Yorkshire Post can reveal. Mike Jordan, who has served on Selby District Council since 2007, and on North … Continue reading

Ministers say they will not even discuss ‘One Yorkshire’ devolution despite town halls overwhelmingly backing it

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Yorkshire political leaders who almost all support a region-wide devolution deal have been told by the Local Government Secretary it cannot go ahead as currently proposed, in a move which appears designed to break their unity at a crucial moment. … Continue reading

Tom Richmond: “Why it is time to hold referendum over Yorkshire devolution”

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THE most ambitious region in the country? I’d like to think it is Yorkshire thanks to the visionaries and trailblazers who live and work here. The most outspoken? Definitely. Just as one department store is never knowingly undersold, this county … Continue reading