Yorkshire devolution: Ex-Civil Service boss steps in to end Sheffield City Region mayoral dispute

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The former head of the Civil Service has stepped in to resolve the long-running dispute between South Yorkshire’s four local councils over the future of devolution in the county. Lord Bob Kerslake, who served as chief executive of Sheffield City … Continue reading

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

Yorkshire devolution: United front as Wakefield council leader Peter Box now backs region-wide deal

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Yorkshire devolution: United front as Wakefield council leader Peter Box now backs region-wide deal Yorkshire was presenting a united front on devolution today after an 18th council leader came out in support of a region-wide deal. Wakefield Council leader Peter … Continue reading