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Decision details

Reporting of Agreeing of the 'asks' to submit to Government for consideration of a Devolution Deal for York and North Yorkshire

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: Potentially agreeing the "asks" to submit to Government for consideration of a Devolution deal for York and North Yorkshire.

Decision required: Devolution deal for the geography of York and North Yorkshire.


Resolved:  (i)      That the submission to Government be approved, subject to the inclusion in the ‘asks’ of specific references to workforce skills in relation to adult social care and children’s services and to rail technology and associated jobs in York.


(ii)      That authority be delegated to the Head of Paid Service, in consultation with the Leader of the Council, to make any necessary amendments resulting from each constituent authority’s feedback in submitting the proposals.


Reason:     In order to continue the negotiation process, enabling Government to consider the proposals and present a formal offer for a Devolution Deal back to the authorities.

Report author: Janie Berry

Publication date: 24/07/2020

Date of decision: 23/07/2020

Decided at meeting: 23/07/2020 - Executive

Effective from: 28/07/2020

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