Timetable for Devolution





Dialogue/negotiations between Leaders and Ministers from DLUHC and the Treasury

March 2022

29 July 2022

“Minded to” Devolution Deal announced

1 August 2022

1 August 2022

The Council (through the Executive) to consider the deal, complete a governance review and agree to consult on the creation of a Mayoral Combined Authority (the Scheme)

September 2022

September/ October 2022

Consult with the public

October 2022

December 2022

Councils to consider the results of the consultation and to consider submitting the Governance Review, Scheme (with any revisions) and summary of consultation responses to Government

Late January 2023

End February 2023

Local Government Reorganisation in North Yorkshire and creation of North Yorkshire Council

1 April 2023

1 April 2023

Government considers statutory tests, and if SoS consents, drafts relevant Order

March 2023

July 2023

Councils consent to Order

July 2023


Draft order laid before Parliament for Approval

July 2023

October / November 2023

Formation of Combined Authority


November / December 2023

Mayor Elections


May 2024