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

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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

Javid facing fresh appeal over Yorkshire devolution plan

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COMMUNITIES SECRETARY Sajid Javid has been asked to meet MPs as well as council, business and union leaders in an effort to end the deadlock over Yorkshire devolution. The Yorkshire Post says: Sajid Javid’s rank hypocrisy must not stop devolution … Continue reading

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

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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

City region compromise proposed over Yorkshire devolution stalemate

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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

Deadlock looms as Conservative leaders back away from One Yorkshire devolution plan

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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

CBI boss: Yorkshire-wide devolution deal would give region the scale it needs to compete globally

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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

Jarvis and Berry to meet over Yorkshire devolution deadlock

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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