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.
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13 August 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 60
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