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The Regional Democracy Think Tank for West Yorkshire

What could devolution mean for us?

ELFM Devo show pic

In December 2014, people living in East Leeds explored what devolution could mean for them during a special programme on community radio station, Chapel FM (formerly East Leeds FM). They were joined by guests including Leeds Refugee Forum chair Jean-Marie Ninziza, decentralisation blogger Tom Forth, former Leeds Other Paper journalist Tony Harcup and Yorkshire First leader Richard Carter. Listen again anytime via the Chapel FM website here.

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