Andrew Carter calls for Yorkshire to present an economic case for region-wide devolution

In a wide-ranging interview in the Yorkshire Post, Andrew Carter sets out his thoughts on the next steps for devolution in the region, transport priorities and how to prepare Yorkshire cities for the impact of automation

Press release published on 12 May 2018

In an interview in the Yorkshire Post, Andrew Carter, chief executive of the independent Centre for Cities think-tank, says a pan-Yorkshire deal simply does not make economic sense. He echoes concerns raised by Northern Powerhouse architect Lord Jim O’Neill, who has called on the region to put away the “chest-beating slogans” and make an economic case for a Yorkshire mayor to rival those in Manchester or Liverpool.

Read more in the Yorkshire Post.

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