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What do the Public Think of West Yorkshire Devolution?

Recent polling conducted on behalf of the Centre for Cities encouragingly indicates that there is strong support for devolution but concerningly it suggests that awareness …

Summary of the West Yorkshire Devolution Deal

The national government in London has allowed West Yorkshire to have a "devolution deal" similar to Greater Manchester and the West Midlands among other places …

Devolution as a Pressure Relief Valve for Extremist Politics

We are living in the most globally frictional political atmosphere since World War II. Despite some recognition of diversity by businesses and academia, the UK …

The coronavirus response and the future of governance in West Yorkshire

The Coronavirus pandemic has presented sub-national levels of government with both challenges and opportunities. The pandemic has significantly worsened the financial state of local authorities …

What does the West Yorkshire devolution deal mean for our region?

Ryan Swift gives our first response to the West Yorkshire devolution deal.

This week it was an announced that a West Yorkshire devolution deal has …

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