Government ‘may be frightened of Yorkshire’s power after region-wide devolution deal’, says peer

The Government may be resisting proposals for a One Yorkshire devolution deal because it “is frightened of Yorkshire and the power it would then have”, a peer suggested today.
Liberal Democrat Baroness Pinnock urged the Government to commission a polling company to find out what people in Yorkshire think about a region-wide devolution deal as she questioned a junior Minister in the Lords.
But responding to a question from another Yorkshire peer, fellow Lib Dem Lord Wallace of Saltaire, Minister Lord Bourne of Abersytwyth said the Government’s priority was implementing the more limited... read more

 
17 October 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 36
Source: The Star
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