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  1. Landmark West Yorkshire Devolution Deal Becomes Law

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    • 29 January 2021

    The landmark £1.8 billion West Yorkshire devolution deal became law today, after the devolution order was approved by the House of Commons and the House of Lords, and signed into law by Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government, Luke Hall MP.

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