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Dan Jarvis: One Yorkshire – Together we can, and will, be a force for change

IT is make your mind up time for the residents of Barnsley and Doncaster. From today, they will be receiving ballot papers for a community poll on the future of devolution for Yorkshire. Theirs is a big responsibility; the decision … Continue reading

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Gary Verity: ‘We have more that unites than divides us’

Gary Verity: ‘We have more that unites than divides us’ YORKSHIRE’S strength as a place and a brand is its diversity. My job as chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire is to cut through the predictable clichés and the stereotyping, … Continue reading

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CBI boss: Yorkshire-wide devolution deal would give region the scale it needs to compete globally

One of Britain’s top business leaders has said a devolution settlement encompassing the whole of Yorkshire would allow the region to punch its weight and compete on an international scale. Ms Fairbairn made her remarks to The Yorkshire Post before … Continue reading

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Jarvis and Berry to meet over Yorkshire devolution deadlock

BARNSLEY CENTRAL MP Dan Jarvis is to hold talks with Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry over the ongoing deadlock on Yorkshire devolution. he pair exchanged messages on Twitter today following a Commons debate last night on Yorkshire devolution where Mr … Continue reading

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Yorkshire in bid to be as mighty as a country

Council leaders have united to demand a mayor with powers to compete with London Radical plans to turn Yorkshire into a “country within a country” with a powerful mayor to rival London have been leaked to The Sunday Times. Written … Continue reading

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South Yorkshire devolution deal scrapped amid acrimony

COUNCIL leaders today effectively scrapped the Sheffield City Region devolution deal. The decision led to acrimony as today’s meeting broke up with the leaders of Barnsley and Sheffield councils in what appeared to be a heated exchange. Sheffield Council leader … Continue reading

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Dan Jarvis: How One Yorkshire devolution deal can put county in pole position

DESPITE the best efforts of council leaders in South Yorkshire, we now know that the Sheffield City Region deal is not going to happen. This does not mean we should give up on devolving power to our region altogether. Instead, … Continue reading

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