Diana Wallis, President of the European Law Institute and former MEP, will represent Yorkshire First at a one day event on devolution titled 'Power to the North? Prospects and Challenges to Devolution & City Deals in the North of England' at the University of Leeds tomorrow.Read more
Yesterday, junior doctors across the UK took the unprecedented step of going on strike in protest to new contracts that the British Medical Association argue risks safeguards put in place to limit excessive hours.Read more
2015 was a big year for Yorkshire First. We stood in 14 seats in the General Election and, as importantly, influenced the emerging debate that Yorkshire needs first rate decision making powers similar to Scotland. Tried and tested powers; not fifth rate city regions.Read more
In the wake of the devastating flooding affecting the region, Yorkshire First has slammed a system which means no decisions about flood defences are made locally.
An analysis of vote share change in council by-elections since May 2015 shows Yorkshire First is the most successful English party.Read more