A devolution deal would deliver very significant investment in North Yorkshire over a number of years, as well as much greater powers to make decisions locally on how that money is spent.

To get a devolution deal the government has ordered us to get rid of our current two-tier local government system and replace the current eight councils with one or more new ones.

Find out more about what devolution means and our proposal for a single, strong, sustainable council for everyone in North Yorkshire alongside a devolution deal to supercharge economic development and improve quality of life.