The Yorkshire and Humber Assembly
On 31 March 2009, the Assembly closed its doors for business. The work of the Assembly will be taken forward by a combination of Local Government Yorkshire and Humber and Yorkshire Forward. You can find out more about current work from their websites: www.lgyh.gov.uk and www.yorkshire-forward.com.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved with the Assembly over the last decade, and look forward to taking this work forward to help shape a better Yorkshire and Humber for everyone that lives and works in this region.
This website and all documents on it will remain static until the end of February 2010 for historical purposes.
The Yorkshire and Humber Assembly was a partnership of all local authorities in the region and representatives of various economic, social and environmental sectors. The region covers an area of 15411 square kilometres from Sheffield to Whitby, Hull to Huddersfield, and has a population of over five million.
As well as thriving towns and cities, Yorkshire and Humber has more National Park land, historic houses and castles than any other region, and boasts spectacular scenery and a Heritage coastline.
Itís also one of Europeís fastest growing regions, and home to more than a quarter of a million companies, many of them from overseas. Our economy ranks amongst the top third in the world.
The Yorkshire and Humber Assembly worked closely with partners on key regional issues, and to promote and champion the region nationally and internationally. We lobbied for the very best deal for Yorkshire and Humber and all its communities.
We worked together to improve the quality of life for everyone who lives and works in the region. By combining our experience and knowledge and working together, we could achieve more and get things done faster.
The Assembly had representatives from local government, business, public sector agencies, education and training bodies, trade unions and the voluntary and community sector.
You can find out more about the Assembly and its work on this website.
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Final Assembly meeting
The final meeting of the Yorkshire and Humber Assembly took place on 26 March 09. Click here for more information.
The Assembly has published the final issue of Essentials, detailing some of the changes at the regional level, and updating you on our work.
The Assembly has publised its final document detailing some of the achievements since 2001.
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