The Yorkshire Post says: Put county first. Devolution lessons for Yorkshire – from North West
EVEN though the transport chaos straddles both sides of the Pennines, there are lessons that Yorkshire should be learning from the North West when it comes to this county’s approach to devolution.
For, while Greater Manchester does, indeed, have a high-profile mayor in Andy Burnham, and his deputy Beverley Hughes who was to the fore over the latest shambles on Northern’s rail services, there are some Labour MPs – like Lisa Nandy – who believe peripheral towns, like Wigan, Bolton and Bury, are being slowly sidelined.
The Yorkshire Post says: Northern runs out of excuses and must be stripped... read more
- 10:26 Eggs are a cracking good meal and top of food favourites for people...
- 10:26 International Scarface killer found guilty of fifth murder
- 10:25 Trader who sold unsafe baby booster seats fined
- 10:24 Money dysmorphia: why I can't let myself have nice things
- 10:24 'Worse goes on every Saturday' Why Birmingham City and Aston Villa...
- 10:24 'He'd gone mad' - former Birmingham City star's ringside seat for...
- 10:24 'We need to show we're better than this' - Community activist...
- 10:24 More time needed to work on Castlegate, says councillor
- 10:23 Showjumping event to be held for missing Emiliano Sala plane pilot...
- 10:23 These are the worst areas in Doncaster for dog fouling
- 10:22 Archives project needs volunteers
- 10:22 Eggs are a cracking good meal and top of food favourites for people...
- 10:21 Beauty blogger applies pepper spray to her own eyes to test two...
- 10:21 World Poetry Day quotes from world-famous poets
- 10:21 Woman says her severe eczema caused her skin to flake off on train...
- 10:21 Europe’s biggest theme park has opened and we want to go, now
- 10:21 11 beautiful bunches to get for your mum this Mother’s Day
- 10:21 My one-in-a-million daughter is a 'human timebomb'
- 10:21 School term time holiday fines rise 93% in a year
- 10:20 International Scarface killer found guilty of fifth murder
- 10:20 Carer told “Ey up chuff nut” is not appropriate language
- 10:20 Lorraine Kelly wins tax battle after judge rules ‘persona’ is a...
- 10:17 Delhi Crime: Netflix drama takes on gang rape that shocked India
- 10:17 Eggs are a cracking good meal and top of food favourites for people...
- 10:16 Preston North End Live: All the PNE news from Deepdale
- 10:15 Wigan's Week In Court
- 10:15 The four reasons why Kylian Mbappe will 'become the next Cristiano...
- 10:14 Birmingham mosque attacks probed by terrorism officers
- 10:12 Nationwide appeal to trace rape suspect Temesgen Desta
- 10:12 Nearly 2,000 hotel guests secretly filmed as they slept and...