Welcome to our website!

The Yorkshire Devolution Movement is an independent pressure group set up in 2012 to campaign for a directly elected parliament for Yorkshire.

Here you can find lots of information about our Movement, about Yorkshire and about the type of governance and electoral reform we want to see. Look out for hyperlinks to further information which can be found throughout the site. These can be recognised as text in a lighter blue for you to click on, the first one being in the paragraph below.

You can also keep up to date with our latest news and campaigns, let us know your thoughts on our blog and if you agree with our goals, please visit our “Support Us” page to see how you can play a part in achieving them.

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To get you started on our website, here’s a Quick Quiz:

The outlines of the images above have each often been labelled by the media and other organisations as “Yorkshire” – But only one can be correct!

  • Which one is it?
  • What are each of the other three?

Click here for Answers

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Answers:

Region of Yorkshire & The Humber

Yorkshire

Lieutenancies of N, E, W & S Yorkshire

Local Authority Areas of N, E, W & S Yorkshire

The first image, that of The Region of Yorkshire & The Humber, includes all those parts shown on the fourth image plus the Local Authority Areas of N & NE Lincolnshire.

The third image, that of the Lieutenancies of N, E, W & S Yorkshire, also includes all those parts shown on the fourth image but, in addition, includes the Local Authority Areas of Redcar & Cleveland, Middlesbrough and that part of Stockton Borough situated south of the River Tees (9, 10 & 11 on the linked map).

For further details and an explanation of the differences between the second image, that of Yorkshire, and the fourth image, click here.