George Osborne yesterday delivered his Autumn Statement – revealing what the Government intends to spend, and what the Government intends to cut, over the next year.
What George Osborne outlined yesterday was a bad deal for Yorkshire:Read more
The Wakefield branch of Yorkshire First has agreed a joint letter with the Wakefield Liberal Democrats and Wakefield Green Party, calling for more public involvement in the devolution debate. We're delighted that our Wakefield branch was able to work with other parties in the spirit of pluralism and cross-party cooperation.Read more
The Yorkshire First Conference was held at Clements Hall in York on Saturday 7th November. Over forty members and supporters came together for a mixture of inspiring sessions which featured visiting speakers, workshops and a lot of discussion.Read more
Richard Carter, Yorkshire First's leader has welcomed the outcome of the Citizens Assembly vote in Sheffield yesterday (Sunday 8 November), where participants decided that devolution to Yorkshire should take the form of a Yorkshire Assembly.Read more
Responding to the announcement by Simon Henig, Leader of Durham County Council and Chair of the North East Combined Authority, that Durham will hold a referendum on their devolution proposals, Yorkshire First has called on local Labour leaders in Yorkshire to follow suit.Read more