North of England may get three more mayoralties in devolution agenda

Cumbria, North Yorkshire and East Riding of Yorkshire in line for more local power, says Robert Jenrick

New mayoralties could be created in Cumbria, North Yorkshire and East Riding of Yorkshire, the communities secretary has said, as he announced a renewed commitment to “widen and deepen” the devolution agenda.

, North of England may get three more mayoralties in devolution agenda, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

Speaking to the Financial Times, Robert Jenrick reaffirmed the government’s “full devolution” approach, outlined in the Conservatives’ 2019 manifesto, despite concerns Boris Johnson had soured on the idea following a high-profile spat with Andy Burnham, Labour Greater Manchester mayor, over coronavirus last year.

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