Results 1–20 of 400 for yorkshire devolution

Spending Round 2019 - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (25 Sep 2019)

Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate: ...thing I wanted to press very hard on my noble friend the Minister. For my second point, which follows almost on from that of the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Durham, I want to talk about devolution for a second. We find the only direct reference to resources for devolved powers on page 16 of the spending round, under the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. It...

Uk Shared Prosperity Fund (5 Sep 2019)

Peter Dowd: ...the details of the Government’s plan to replace EU structural funds, and offer a cast-iron guarantee that the communities that rely on these funds will not be cut adrift and there will be as much devolution and subsidiarity in these funds as possible. The prevarication and procrastination at the heart of the Government is affecting the continuity of services already being provided, with...

EU Structural Funds: Least Developed Regions — [Siobhain McDonagh in the Chair] (26 Jun 2019)

Jake Berry: ...Across the north of England, unemployment is lower than it has been for a generation. Picking up on the comments of the hon. Member for Redcar (Anna Turley), £450 million has been committed to a devolution deal for the Tees valley and £120 million has been invested in the SSI site. Frankly, if the Labour local authorities in the Sheffield city region could get their act together and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (26 Jun 2019)

Julian Sturdy: One of the biggest restraints on what is a very positive economy in York and North Yorkshire is the lack of progress on devolution. Following the rejection of the One Yorkshire proposal, does the Prime Minister agree that we need a more local approach, such as a York and North Yorkshire deal to rival those of the big urban centres?

Employment - Motion to Take Note (6 Jun 2019)

Lord Shipley: ..., Cardiff, Edinburgh, Ipswich, London and Manchester. It is reported in the Times this morning that BT claims these places demonstrate its commitment to the whole country, but it has missed out Yorkshire, the east Midlands and the north-east of England. In the north-east, over 6,000 jobs are at stake in the absence of any information on the remaining sites—none of which will be key sites...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government: Devolution (6 Jun 2019)

Jake Berry: Whilst we are not formally consulting any councils or combined authorities at present, the Secretary of State has had conversations with the leaders of councils in Yorkshire, as well as the Mayor of the Sheffield City Region, about future devolution to Yorkshire.

Devolved Administrations: 20th Anniversary - Motion to Take Note (22 May 2019)

Baroness Harris of Richmond: My Lords, it is a great pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Hain, and his passionate pleading for the people of Northern Ireland. We thank him for that. I shall speak about the devolution of policing in Northern Ireland. The devolution of policing and justice in Northern Ireland did not take place until 2010. It was called the final piece of the devolution jigsaw. The Good Friday...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Devolution: Yorkshire and the Humber (22 May 2019)

Lord Grocott: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth on 7 May (HL Deb, col 1140), with regard to combined authorities in England with directly elected mayors (1) what powers those authorities have in common, (2) what powers are specific to individual combined authorities or to groups of combined authorities, (3) what are the dates of the next elections for...

Shared Prosperity Fund — [Sir David Crausby in the Chair] (14 May 2019)

Dan Jarvis: ...on these matters. He has put his finger on the nub of the issue, which is that decisions that will have an impact on local communities are best made by those communities themselves. Through the devolution agenda, the Government have a very exciting opportunity to devolve not just decision making, but the powers and resources required to deliver those decisions. I was expressing frustration...

Yorkshire: Devolution - Question (7 May 2019)

Yorkshire: Devolution - Question

Housing, Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions (8 Apr 2019)

John Grogan: ...with the Secretary of State’s remarks about New Zealand? We had a similar remembrance event in Keighley only yesterday. Will the Secretary of State carefully consider the compromise proposals for Yorkshire devolution, as put forward by the mayor of South Yorkshire, for the period to 2022? Will he also consider the request from the councils in the Leeds city region to extend their...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (3 Apr 2019)

John Grogan: ..., like many of us, has mellowed with the years. In the spirit of the times, will the Prime Minister find time in her busy diary to look at the compromise proposals advanced by the Mayor of South Yorkshire on the important subject of Yorkshire devolution?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (27 Mar 2019)

Diana R. Johnson: No matter what happens with Brexit, I am sure we all agree that we need a new industrial renaissance in the north. With the northern powerhouse and Yorkshire devolution stalling, is it not about time that we gave the same priority and attention to the Humber docklands as has been given to the London docklands for the last 40 years?

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Devolution: Yorkshire and the Humber (26 Mar 2019)

John Grogan: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what criteria the proposals for One Yorkshire devolution failed to meet.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Devolution: Yorkshire and the Humber (26 Mar 2019)

John Grogan: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will publish his Department's analysis of the case presented to Ministers for One Yorkshire devolution by local authority leaders.

Devolved Administrations - Question (25 Mar 2019)

Lord Wallace of Saltaire: My Lords, the Minister has already been asked about what has happened to the English regions. Now that we have a rather privileged relationship for the three national assemblies, is devolution to the English regions stuck? In Yorkshire we have made very detailed proposals for a One Yorkshire scheme. The Minister for the Northern Powerhouse suggested that we had to accept four city regions for...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (6 Mar 2019)

Dan Jarvis: ...decision making away from Whitehall and closer to the people who will be affected by those decisions. Following on from the very constructive meeting that took place at Fountains Abbey in north Yorkshire with the Housing, Communities and Local Government Secretary and Yorkshire leaders on Friday, may I ask the Prime Minister personally to engage with the substance of the One Yorkshire...

Stronger Towns Fund - Statement (5 Mar 2019)

Baroness Pinnock: My Lords, I remind Members of my registered interests, in particular that I am a councillor in Kirklees Council in West Yorkshire. I thank the Minister for repeating the Statement, but it raises far more questions than answers, so I will ask those questions in the hope and expectation of finding the answers. The funding is described as being for towns. Could the Minister define what towns...

Regional Transport Infrastructure — [Joan Ryan in the Chair] (5 Mar 2019)

Jesse Norman: ...to know that new figures from the Infrastructure and Projects Authority show that central Government’s planned transport capital investment spend will be higher in the north-west, north-east, and Yorkshire and Humber than for London, the south-east and the south-west as a whole. That conceals regional variations, as he will be aware, but it is a highly encouraging sign overall. I will...


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