Devolution
Hull and East Yorkshire

Devolution

Have your say on the Devolution proposal for Hull and East Yorkshire. Consultation runs from 2 January 2024 until 27 February 2024.

Devolution at a glance

Devolution is the transfer of powers and funding from national to local government.

Benefits of devolution

If adopted, the devolution proposal would bring significant new investment into the area, helping to create more job opportunities, including:

Upcoming steps

Tuesday
2 Jan
2024
Consultation begins

Public consultation begins for 8 weeks.

Tuesday
27 Feb
2024
Consultation closes

Public consultation closes after 8 weeks.

March
2024
Review results

Analysis and consideration of consultation results, with decisions taken on whether to progress the devolution deal.

April*
2024
Send to government

Submission to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Autumn*
2024
Councils review order

Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire Councils consider and approve draft order.

Autumn*
2024
Send to Parliament

Secretary of State lays the order to Parliament after consideration.

Winter*
2024
MCA created

Order made for the creation of the Hull and East Yorkshire (HEY) Mayoral Combined Authority (MCA). Combined authority established.

1 May
2025
Election

Mayoral election takes place.

How have we got here?

On 22 November 2023, the government announced a proposed devolution deal for Hull and East Yorkshire.

* Assumed dates, should the decision be made to progress with the deal

Consultation

Devolution could bring about important change in Hull and East Yorkshire, so it is important for you to have your say.

Have your say
2 January 2024 until 27 February 2024

Face to face events

Come and meet a member of the East Riding Council cabinet and Devolution consultation team to find out more. This is an opportunity to ask questions about what Devolution is all about. Find out where your local event is taking place below:

Thursday
22 Feb
2024

9:30am to 11:30am

Commonly asked questions

Confused about devolution? We've written answers for some commonly asked questions to help.

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