Covid-19, help for people and communities

We work in partnership with local councils and businesses to ensure that everyone in our region benefits from a strong, successful economy and a modern, accessible transport network. We are working hard to support the region in response to covid-19 during this challenging time. Please check your journey before you travel and follow social distancing guidelines. There are measures in place to help businesses at this difficult time.

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West Yorkshire Devolution consultation

Between 25 May and 19 July 2020, we are asking for your feedback on the devolution deal. Tell us what you think. The survey is likely to take around 20 minutes to fill out and will need to be completed in a single session. You will be able to print out a copy of your responses if required. You can download a pdf of the survey or ask any questions not covered by the FAQ.

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Latest news across the Authority

  1. Important step forward for West Yorkshire devolution deal as councils agree go-ahead for public consultation

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    • 22 May 2020

    The delivery of the West Yorkshire devolution deal, which will provide local control of more than £1.8 billion in funding for the region, has taken a significant step forward this week after the five West Yorkshire authorities, and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority have agreed to go ahead with a public consultation.

    Read more about Important step forward for West Yorkshire devolution deal as councils agree go-ahead for public consultation

Important Update: Committee and panel meetings during the Covid-19 pandemic

The Combined Authority’s committee and panel meetings will now take place by video conference and, in the interests of openness and transparency, will be live-streamed on our YouTube channel. Agenda and papers will continue to be published on our website five clear days in advance of the meeting.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We are strongly urging people to consider whether their journey is essential and to follow the Government’s guidelines to stay at home. Bus and rail operators are running new key worker timetables from Monday 30 March during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to help key workers get where they need to go. Please check your journey before you travel and follow social distancing guidelines. There are measures in place to help businesses at this difficult time. The LEP can connect you to the support available.

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Other recent content

  1. Adult Education Budget Strategy

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    • Consultation
    • Combined Authority
    • Devolution
    • Skills

    As part of our engagement activity and transparency around devolution across West Yorkshire we would like to invite you to provide feedback on the AEB Strategy via an online survey using the link below. This survey will be open from 25 May to midnight on 12 July 2020.

    Read more about Adult Education Budget Strategy
  2. West Yorkshire Devolution consultation

    Tags

    • Consultation
    • Combined Authority
    • Devolution

    Between 25 May and 19 July 2020, we are asking for your feedback on the devolution deal. Tell us what you think. The survey is likely to take around 20 minutes to fill out and will need to be completed in a single session. You will be able to print out a copy of your responses if required. You can download a pdf of the survey or ask any questions no covered by the FAQ.

    Read more about West Yorkshire Devolution consultation

Our priorities and how we're doing

We want our region to be recognised globally as a strong, successful economy where everyone can build great businesses, careers and lives. We bring together local councils and businesses to achieve this vision, so that everyone in our region can benefit from economic prosperity and a modern, accessible transport network. You can find out more about our priorities and plans for 2019/20 and how we're getting on.

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