Sheffield City Region: ‘Lots achieved in first 100 days despite no devolution deal’ says mayor Dan Jarvis

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South Yorkshire metro mayor Dan Jarvis has said a lot has been achieved in his first 100 days in office despite no breakthrough on devolution. Mr Jarvis points out progress being made to transform South Yorkshire from a post-industrial region … Continue reading

Sheffield City Region: ‘Frustration and disappointment’ after Government industry cash snub

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Sheffield City Region mayor Dan Jarvis has said a Government cash snub has been met with ‘frustration and disappointment’ The region, which includes Sheffield, Doncaster, Rotherham and Barnsley, has not been chosen in the second wave of cash funding to … Continue reading

Jarvis says Ministers must get ‘constructive’ on One Yorkshire devolution

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Yorkshire’s only elected Mayor Dan Jarvis has urged Ministers to hold “constructive” and “collaborative” talks about a region-wide devolution deal backed by almost all its civic leaders. The Sheffield City Region Mayor also praised the unity of those leaders for … Continue reading

Dan Jarvis hits back at One Yorkshire critics but accepts need for economic case

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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 … Continue reading

Dan Jarvis: ‘They said One Yorkshire couldn’t happen but now it’s within reach’

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Dan Jarvis: ‘They said One Yorkshire couldn’t happen but now it’s within reach’ The Barnsley Central MP is shortlisted for Sheffield city region mayor but is eyeing a more ambitious regional goal While Dan Jarvis doesn’t have much in common … Continue reading

Labour’s would-be South Yorkshire mayoral candidates face grilling from party executive

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The prospective Labour candidates to be Sheffield City Region mayor are to be questioned today by members of the party’s National Executive Committee. Barnsley MP Dan Jarvis, former Sports Minister Richard Caborn and Sheffield city councillor Ben Curran will all … Continue reading