Category Archives: Devolution

My vision for Penistone

Imagine if the town council had the power to influence local planning decisions. The vision of the Yorkshire Party is that power is devolved down to the lowest possible level to give local people real responsibilities and decision-making powers. In a fully devolved Yorkshire, this is what could happen in Penistone. Instead of just being… Read More »

Rise like a Yorkshire Pudding

Two years ago on Yorkshire Day, as part of a campaign to raise awareness of Yorkshire’s voice being strangled and the region being ignored by Westminster, I ‘gagged’ the statue of Dickie Bird in Barnsley town centre. (no harm was done and I ‘ungagged’ him after I’d taken some photo’s)  Two Yorkshire Day’s later and… Read More »