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City region compromise proposed over Yorkshire devolution stalemate

A SENIOR Yorkshire MP is set to propose a compromise to end the increasingly acrimonious deadlock over efforts to give the region more control over its own affairs. Dan Jarvis will suggest the existing Sheffield City Region devolution deal could … 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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Sentamu asked to help end Yorkshire devolution deadlock

THE ARCHBISHOP of York has been asked to intervene to help end the deadlock over efforts to give Yorkshire more control over its own affairs. Keighley MP John Grogan revealed he had asked John Sentamu if he would help bring … Continue reading

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Commons address to push for talks on ‘One Yorkshire’ devolution

The case for a so-called ‘One Yorkshire’ devolution deal will be made in the Commons this week in an attempt to convince government to open talks with council leaders. Keighley’s Labour MP John Grogan has secured a debate to discuss … Continue reading

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Leading metro mayors urge against ‘forcing’ illogical devolution deals

Two of the country’s most high profile metro mayors have cautioned Yorkshire politicians against “forcing” a devolution deal that is not a “natural” economic or cultural fit. Speaking at a fringe event in Manchester, the West Midlands Mayor Andy Street … Continue reading

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Mayor: Why I want Doncaster in Yorkshire region, not Sheffield region

Yorkshire not Sheffield – that is what the Mayor of Doncaster wants after rejecting proposals to join a devolved Sheffield City Region. The borough, along with Barnsley, has decided against signing up for a devolved Sheffield City Region, both saying … Continue reading

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