A proposed devolution deal for York and North Yorkshire was announced on 1 August 2022. Under the proposed deal, the region will gain local control of funding to spend on the things that matter to the people of York and North Yorkshire. This will include £540 million of new Government investment to spend on local priorities to produce growth, together with a range of devolved powers.
A public consultation is now live to gather views from the public on how the proposed deal will be implemented. Devolution could bring about an important change in York and North Yorkshire so it is important for you to have your say.
Find out more about devolution and how to take part in the consultation.