2016: A new year for Yorkshire

2015 was a big year for Yorkshire First. We stood in 14 seats in the General Election and, as importantly, influenced the emerging debate that Yorkshire needs first rate decision making powers similar to Scotland. Tried and tested powers; not fifth rate city regions.

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Make decisions on Yorkshire's flood defences locally

In the wake of the devastating flooding affecting the region, Yorkshire First has slammed a system which means no decisions about flood defences are made locally.

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Yorkshire First most successful party in by-elections

An analysis of vote share change in council by-elections since May 2015 shows Yorkshire First is the most successful English party.

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Yorkshire First to contest Ryedale election

Yorkshire First and our candidate Toby Barran will contest the Derwent ward election for Ryedale Council on Thursday 17 December.

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A bad deal for Yorkshire: Our response to the Autumn Statement

George Osborne yesterday delivered his Autumn Statement – revealing what the Government intends to spend, and what the Government intends to cut, over the next year.

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