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Elected mayor for West Yorkshire CA


23 March 2020

Voters in West Yorkshire will go to the polls next May to choose an elected mayor for the conurbation.

The Government last week announced a devolution deal for the area that will see the West Yorkshire Combined Authority move to a mayoral model of governance.  

The deal, which has to be ratified by the five West Yorkshire districts, would provide £1.1bn of investment for the area over 30 years, as well as new transport and other powers. The mayor would have the power to implement bus franchising. 

The deal also opens up the possibility of a five-year capital transport funding settlement commencing in 2022/23. 

The Government last week announced up to £500,000 for Bradford Council to support its regeneration and development plans around a proposed Northern Powerhouse Rail central station. 

The five West Yorkshire districts are Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield, Kirklees and Calderdale.

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