Wakefield Council Leader responds to Autumn Statement
Cllr Peter Box, West Yorkshire Combined Authority Chair and Wakefield Council Leader, comments on the omission of any news about devolution for West Yorkshire in the Chancellor's Autumn Statement
Further funding cuts ahead for local government
The Leader of Wakefield Council, Cllr Peter Box, said that further funding cuts for local government could spell the end of some of the public services on which people depend.
Major new relief road for Eastern Wakefield
Planning councillors in Wakefield have given the go-ahead to one of the region’s biggest road schemes in recent years by approving a new road which will reduce traffic congestion.