The half a million people of Barnsley and Doncaster are now entering the final few days of a community consultation on the future of Yorkshire devolution. They are voting on whether they want to be part of a Sheffield City Region, or to further explore the possibility of a larger, more powerful ‘One Yorkshire’ deal.
As it stands the Government is planning to impose the narrower Sheffield City Region deal. This is despite the fact that the majority of local councils in Yorkshire agree that the best way to unlock Yorkshire’s potential is through the wider ‘One Yorkshire’ deal.
Read more from Dan Jarvis for the Huffington Post here: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/a-one-yorkshire-deal-is-the-right-way-to-prepare-for-life-after-brexit_uk_5a38c8d0e4b0fc99878e5c80?c9l