Doncaster and Barnsley's willingness to explore Yorkshire devolution at the expense of a south Yorkshire deal is of concern to businesses in south Yorkshire.
A new report has revealed an ‘alarming rise’ in the number of people dying before their time in the North.
Council leaders in Yorkshire have agreed to work together to secure a devolution deal from the Government.
Business secretary Greg Clark has suggested the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is on the brink of striking a second devolution deal with Whitehall.
County councils in England have called for a ‘new deal’ during the current Parliament, including devolved powers akin to those held by Britain’s major cities.
An ageing population, fragmented families and housing affordability are among the challenges the local government sector will face over the next two decades, report says.
A Yorkshire-wide devolution deal has been ruled out by Northern Powerhouse minister Jake Berry.
Local authorities need to be given back decision-making powers, the shadow communities secretary has said.
England’s counties have called on the Government to institute a ‘radical programme of fiscal devolution’ in order to create one million jobs and prepare the country for Brexit.
Councils are spending £200m a year subsidising the concessionary bus fares scheme, new analysis has revealed.