Tag Archives: Dan Jarvis

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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Ministers hint at reform to organ donor laws in England as Yorkshire MP continues campaign

Ministers have signalled that the Government is willing to change the laws surrounding organ donations in England in order to increase the number of transplants. Responding to a question from the Barnsley MP Dan Jarvis, the First Secretary of State, … Continue reading

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Criticism over gulf in promises to Northern Ireland and Yorkshire

THERESA MAY’S £1bn deal to secure DUP support in the Commons dwarfs the money promised to South Yorkshire in its devolution agreement, new analysis shows. The DUP deal will deliver £244 per person in Northern Ireland compared to the £22 … Continue reading

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