Of the key issues to be covered in the EU withdrawal agreement, the gritty negotiation is happening on citizens’ rights. The UK is making all the concessions, and they may need to make more before sufficient progress is made, argues Joe Owen.
This May, metro mayors were elected in six English city-regions, but Yorkshire missed out on this latest wave of devolution. Jack Kellam and Akash Paun say that next time round, devolution in the county needs to take a step forward.
The Chancellor may break the pay cap for more public sector workers in the upcoming Budget. But he shouldn’t channel money into wages at the expense of solving the real public service pressures, argues Dr Emily Andrews.