Devolution


Devolution: Promoting economic inclusivity

Hull City Council is committed to promoting economic inclusivity and this is part of the Hull and East Yorkshire devolution proposal.

Promoting economic inclusivity could provide decent homes for all … More



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Devolution: Transport and rail electrification

Improving transport links, in particular rail electrification, is a key component in Hull and East Yorkshire’s devolution proposal.

This includes a commitment to rail electrification and cutting trans-Pennine journey times.… More


Devolution: What is a Mayoral Combined Authority?

The devolution proposals for Hull and East Yorkshire involves the creation of a Mayoral Combined Authority (MCA) covering both authorities.

Establishing an MCA is a formal, legal step, allowing closer … More






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Devolution: Committing to net zero

Hull City Council continues to work towards its net zero targets as it reaffirms its commitment to creating a sustainable future.

Devolution would help to achieve these goals, with the … More









Devolution deal has to suit the people of Hull

Next year, 2024, marks ten years since the current phase of English devolution started with the Greater Manchester Agreement in 2014.

When we talk about devolution, for many it isn’t … More



Councillor Mike Ross, leader of Hull City Council, inset on a picture of the Guildhall

Cabinet asked to agree to Devolution talks

Hull City Council’s Cabinet will later this month be asked to endorse plans to formally progress with devolution for Hull and the East Riding.

Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire … More



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