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Great Britain first delegation deal for a city and rural region combined should seen as a stepping stone to greater goal of transfer of powers for whole of Yorkshire, the leader of the council said.

Leaders on Monday of York city council and county council of North Yorkshire joined alignment up secretary Greg Clark to sign ‘historic’ deal that brings drastic upheaval of local government in in area.

It will be connected with the election of the mayor of York and North Yorkshire in May 2024 and is worth, government said £540 million over 30 years.

Keith Aspden, leader of the Liberal Democrats of York city advice, praised the deal, pointing out that it more funding for head of population than other delegation settlements.

it should also regarded as step to something more, he said, adding: “Some of us have long been striving for Mayor of Yorkshire, who will represent population and have a scale that would have an undeniable impact in Whitehall and with in government”.

Instead there is currently Mayor of South Yorkshire and Mayor of West Yorkshire, who should now be joined Mayor of North Yorkshire. Hull and East Yorkshire may be next.

“A little people absolutely want consider these parts as stepping stones to more accountability and representation at the Yorkshire level,” Aspden said. “Not everyone agrees, but I definitely would in service of continuing work with colleagues in East, West and South Yorkshire on it’s a journey.”

One of those who disagree it secretary of state, who said Yorkshire too big and varied area for it to work. But Clark said the deal for York and North Yorkshire were significant one it would increase prosperity and opportunities for in area.

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Civil servants in London couldn’t know What happened best for en area it was “totally unique”, he said. “Wealth and diversity within [the area] eludes any attempt to understand it people sits in en office in London. You need Yorkshire people drive and do decisions about the things that go on”.

The deal was signed at the National Railway Museum in York on Yorkshire day. Perfect day, some said. Others pointed to the irony of Yorkshire Day is created in protest against local government reorganization in 1974.

Carl Les, Conservative leader of North Yorkshire County Council stated that this good the thing is should regarded as just in start of the best things are ‘it gets your leg on stairs.”

The forest was more prudent on idea of full Yorkshire devolution, saying “I can understand the government’s concern about creating essence with delegated powers, which are actually the size of Scottish economy and size of Scottish population”.

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