Tag Archives: Home Rule For Yorkshire

Tom Richmond: “Why it is time to hold referendum over Yorkshire devolution”

THE most ambitious region in the country? I’d like to think it is Yorkshire thanks to the visionaries and trailblazers who live and work here. The most outspoken? Definitely. Just as one department store is never knowingly undersold, this county … 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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Deadlock looms as Conservative leaders back away from One Yorkshire devolution plan

A STRING of Conservative council leaders have called for talks to secure a ‘Greater Yorkshire’ devolution deal in a blow to the alternative One Yorkshire plan. A letter signed by North Yorkshire County Council leader Carl Les, York Council leader … 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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Hammond the target for One Yorkshire devolution group

SUPPORTERS of the One Yorkshire devolution plan hope to persuade the Treasury of the economic case for the proposal as they try and overcome Government opposition. One Yorkshire backers believe the fact that Leeds is supporting the plan could prove … 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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