It’s a wake-up call: Yorkshire Water boss responds to Gove’s stinging criticism of industry
The chief executive of Yorkshire Water has admitted his industry must “show new standards of public accountability” after a senior Minister warned major utilities firms that they must clean up their act or face tougher regulation.
Rallying support for libraries at Batley and Cleckheaton
Residents in one part of North Kirklees are being urged to make sure they take part in the ongoing library service consultation process to keep both the services and building which houses their local library safe, while a meeting on Friday aims to rally support for another.
‘Stop arguing over the figures and give the North a fair deal on transport’
Ministers must finally commit to “big, transformative” transport projects in the North instead of disputing claims about the decades of under-funding for infrastructure in the region, a leading think-tank said today.
John Cridland interview: I refuse to accept that North has to be poor relation
Later this month, the North’s new strategic transport body will unveil its 30-year plan to revitalise the region’s economy. Rob Parsons met the organisation’s independent chairman to find out more about its vision.
Exclusive: Archbishop’s intervention could finally end Yorkshire devolution stalemate
A possible solution to Yorkshire’s long-running devolution stalemate that could see a region-wide mayor elected by May 2020 has emerged after an intervention by the Archbishop of York, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.