Along with 17 other local authorities in Yorkshire and the Mayor of the Sheffield City Region, we're pursuing a devolution agreement with the Government, known as 'One Yorkshire'. #OneYorks

One Yorkshire

The One Yorkshire agreement would:

  • see the creation of a Mayor of Yorkshire in 2020
  • enable decisions currently taken by Government in London, to be made in the region
  • allow Yorkshire access to funding and benefits similar to other areas with devolution agreements (like Greater Manchester and the West Midlands)

It's estimated that a One Yorkshire devolution agreement could help create 200,000 additional jobs and raise incomes by £500 per person over and above current economic forecasts.

In March 2018, a document setting out the vision for a One Yorkshire devolution agreement, including the creation of a Mayor of Yorkshire, was submitted to the Government.

See the One Yorkshire Summary and One Yorkshire Report to find about more about the recent developments.

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