What will this mean for me?

The Devolution Deal will mean the whole region benefits and we’ve set those out. You can click on your area’s tab on the top of this page to find out more about where you live, learn and work.

What we think we can do with greater powers and more control over resources…

  • Improve transport and join up our transport connections with other parts of the country
  • Quicker major regeneration schemes and secure more private sector investment
  • Help more of our businesses export their goods and services and promote our region around the world
  • Tailor training for what local people need by our colleges and training providers to help get them back into work – and that helps businesses to grow
  • Design and deliver a Careers Service to get young people and adults the information they need
  • Deliver a world class Growth Hub service that provides a single place for tailored business support and get great business ideas moving
  • Deliver the UK’s first Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District and National Institute for Infrastructure
  • Deliver 100% ultrafast broadband coverage for all of the Sheffield City Region
  • Boost and expand our successful Enterprise Zones that have already created 1,100 jobs.
  • Control of the powers and resources for the bus network and develop an ‘Oyster card’ type system for public transport.