The Yorkshire Post says: Progress at last? Emerging devolution consensus for One Yorkshire

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EVEN THOUGH Labour continues to be accused of offering insufficient clarity on the viability of its spending commitments or, more pertinently, its approach to Brexit, the national leadership’s neutrality over the One Yorkshire devolution deal is understandable. After all, there’s … Continue reading

South Yorkshire metro mayor ‘could push through vital transport plans’

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A directly-elected mayor could help drive forward ambitious transport plans and deliver a £500 million boost to the South Yorkshire economy, it was claimed today. Civic and business leaders from the Sheffield City Region (SCR), covering Barnsley, Doncaster, Sheffield and … Continue reading

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

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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

Jarvis and Berry to meet over Yorkshire devolution deadlock

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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