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The Regional Democracy Think Tank for West Yorkshire

About the Same Skies network

Following our 'What Kind of Region Do We Want To Live In?' event in Manningham, Bradford in November 2015, the organising group have become the Same Skies network - working for a hopeful, fair, prosperous and inclusive regional democracy.

The network's priorities are:
  • enabling 'unheard' voices to be heard as effectively as possible

  • encouraging the democratisation of devolutionary processes towards self-determination

  • identifying and supporting positive ideas for regional democracy.

  • engaging with people across political parties and of none whilst also ensuring that the collective engages on its own terms and doesn't allow itself to become a tool of any one political party.

The founding members of the network are:

All founding members of the Same Skies network live and work in West Yorkshire

We will often communicate via our

Will the Northern Powerhouse give us a real chance to deliver for all our communities?

Who is the Northern Powerhouse? Is it us? Is power being devolved to people we can trust?

Here are some more views from around West …


Halifax Market - our neighbourhood, our regional democracy

From the very beginning, Same Skies has been about building Regional Democracy up from the good stuff around us here. We are our own region …


What does the North mean to you?

Do we get a fair say in the decisions that affect us?

A few thoughts from around West Yorkshire.

Come and tell us what you …

Same Skies Think Tank
c/o The Making Space
The Media Centre,
Northumberland Street,
Huddersfield,
West Yorkshire,
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