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  • Referendum on a Yorkshire Parliament

    Posted on Jul 31, 2019

    A copy of the letter sent to Prime Minister can be found in downloads

    Following Saturday’s successful launch event in York, the Campaign for a Yorkshire Parliament has written to the Prime Minister urging him to call a referendum on a Yorkshire Parliament

    The letter points out the fantastic potential which Yorkshire has and which could be unleashed if Yorkshire was empowered through a Parliament and able to set its own priorities.

    Philip Hardstone from the Campaign commented:

    “We believe that such empowerment is possible only through the establishment of a devolved parliament for Yorkshire:...

  • Supporters in Bridlington take the initiative.

    Posted on Jul 19, 2019

    The Campaign’s supporters in Bridlington area have decided to take the initiative and form their own branch.

    So far, their activities have included regular discussion groups at the Jacob Well Cafe and the production of a video chatting to people in the town about a Yorkshire Parliament.

    Dave Mallender, leader of the group, said: “It’s great to see so many people interested and feeling empowered by the idea of our own Parliament here in Yorkshire. The usual response is ‘it’s not before time’.”

    It is hoped that this will be just the first of many locally based initiatives. For more information a...