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Council leaders and media in live devolution deal discussion

A LIVE radio debate about Yorkshire Devolution will feature council leaders and representatives of the media from across the region. Rotherham Council leader Cllr Chris Read, Sheffield City Council leader Julie Dore, Advertiser editor Andrew Mosley, Star and Doncaster Free … Continue reading

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Let voters decide our future before region pays price

THIS week Barnsley Council and Doncaster Council unanimously agreed to hold a community poll so local people can have their say on devolution. It isn’t your average consultation. Instead, every resident on our electoral registers will receive a ballot paper … Continue reading

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Secretary of State agrees to meet Yorkshire MPs to discuss future of devolution

Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid has agreed to meet with Yorkshire and Humber MPs in a bid to progress the debate around devolution for the region. The intervention comes amid a stand-off over the prospect of a One Yorkshire deal … Continue reading

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We want meeting with Minister over One Yorkshire deal, say Yorkshire council leaders

Council bosses in Yorkshire tonight increased pressure on Communities Secretary Sajid Javid to attend face-to-face talks to bring an end to the long-running devolution deadlock. Leaders and chief executives agreed to put in an official request for a meeting with … Continue reading

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Yorkshire’s devolution plan on the table as council leaders hope to move forward with a deal

Council chiefs from across Yorkshire are set to hold talks tomorrow in an effort to secure a devolution deal for the region. Leaders and chief executives will meet in York in the hope they can iron out a plan to … Continue reading

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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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