What Consultation has Happened

Discussions have taken place since devolution consultation began on 2nd December 2015 across the Sheffield City Region at various devolution events and meetings including SCR Chambers event (Dec 2015), Business Insider event (Dec 2015), and Overview and Scrutiny Committee meetings which have been open to the public  i.e. Doncaster OSC, Sheffield OSMC .

  • SCR consultation activity has been as follows (this list is not exhaustive):
    • Consultation through the local media – including TV interviews on BBC ‘Look North’ (Sir Cllr Houghton) and articles in both the Start and the Yorkshire Post;
    • Consultation with the business community through the LEP and through a Chamber Business Insider Event in December 2015 (with approx 100 business representatives in attendance);
    • Consultation thought social media (including Twitter);
    • Attendance at formal council Overview and Scrutiny meeting e.g. in Doncaster on 12 January 2016;
    • A formal online consultation exercise and survey: sheffieldcityregiondevolution.org.uk;
    • Other local consultation i.e.  Community Assembly Meetings held by Chesterfield BC from 18/11/15 – 25/11/15  – 146 people in total attended these meetings