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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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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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Devolution: All eyes on Commons debate but what matters is what happens here in Yorkshire

KEIGHLEY MP John Grogan’s Commons debate on Yorkshire devolution tonight is an important moment. The Yorkshire Post says: Will ministers listen to reason over Yorkshire devolution? Following the collapse of the Sheffield City Region deal it is right that MPs … Continue reading

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