Tagged as devolution

Not Westminster 2018 – we are generation D

Notwestminster, the annual event for local democracy enthusiasts, is back for its fourth incarnation, “We are Generation D”, on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th February 2018, writes Spencer Wilson. If we want a stronger local democracy, we all need to be part of the generation that makes it happen. Notwestminster is about finding the people, ideas […]

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Councils reaffirm support for Yorkshire-wide devolution deal

Representatives of 17 of the 20 councils across Yorkshire have reaffirmed their support for a devolution deal that encompasses the whole of the county. The local authorities issued a statement declaring their support for the ‘widest possible One Yorkshire devolution agreement’ with the Government after meetings of Yorkshire’s APPG and the Yorkshire Leaders Board in York […]

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Barnsley and Doncaster vote for ‘One Yorkshire’ devolution deal

People in Barnsley and Doncaster have voted in favour of a proposed devolution deal that would elect a mayor for the whole county of Yorkshire. The results of what the two local authorities called “community polls” were announced on Thursday afternoon. Both south Yorkshire towns rejected a government-backed deal for the Sheffield city region in favour of […]

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