Campaign group One Yorkshire seeks a combined authority of 5.4 million people

The frustration was palpable as Yorkshire’s great and good stood shoulder to shoulder clutching white roses on the steps of Bishopthorpe Palace, York. They had come together in the historic city for Yorkshire Day to call on the government to break a long-running stalemate with local authorities and agree to a devolution deal in God’s Own County.

Leading the launch of the One Yorkshire campaign group seeking the creation of a combined authority of 5.4 million people was the archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, who repeated its slogan: “Many peoples, boroughs, councils and counties, but one Yorkshire.”

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