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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 …

What stayed with you from Listening to West Yorkshire?

On April 7th 60 people from grassroots organisations got together on zoom for Listening to West Yorkshire. People joined the session from Baildon, Batley, Birstall …

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 …

Will West Yorkshire have the courage to make Devolution Democratic?

Message chalked on the pavement outside WYCA meeting, reading "How might devolution be more democratic?"

Thursday’s meeting of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority will have important implications for the future of more than 5 million people. Leaders from cities …

Saving devolution from itself: Building Regional Democracy in the North of England

Devolution. City Deals. Northern Powerhouse. What does this even mean to the average person on the street? Devolution probably reminds most people of Charles Darwin …

"If we are truly devolving power to local people, where are the people?"

On Friday 22nd January, Leila Taleb from the Same Skies collective and JUST was invited to participate in a panel discussion as part of 'Power …

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