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VIDEO: Call For Devolution Of Power In The North

james alexander

4:44pm 18th June 2014
(Updated 6:33am 19th June 2014)

York's council leader has set out their vision for the city and called for stronger devolved powers to let places like York take control of their own economies.

James Alexander gave his annual "state of the city" address last night at the Mansion House spoke of plans to see the city's economy grow in coming years.

He used the event to issue a call for "adequate, meaningful and real localism", and backed the Lib Dem Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael's claim that devolution for England is "unfinished business".

You can watch the event here in this City of York Council video

 

 

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