Can Regional Democracy really make a difference to people's everyday lives?
In the first part of Made In Leeds TV's 'On Closer Inspection', Leila Taleb from the Shared Skies Collective discusses the future of the North with Peg Alexander. The below clip also includes the views of people on the streets of Leeds and those of John Boocock from Yorkshire First:
On Closer Inspection Series 3 Episode 4 Part 1
In the second part of the programme, Leila is also joined by Ed Carlisle from the Collective considering how #RegionalDemocracy should not be about waiting around for people who already hold power to give it away, but about citizens from all backgrounds making it happen themselves. It includes interviews by JUST West Yorkshire with people in Bradford:
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