Labour’s would-be South Yorkshire mayoral candidates face grilling from party executive

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The prospective Labour candidates to be Sheffield City Region mayor are to be questioned today by members of the party’s National Executive Committee. Barnsley MP Dan Jarvis, former Sports Minister Richard Caborn and Sheffield city councillor Ben Curran will all … 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