CBI leader calls for Yorkshire devolution deal to boost global competitiveness

Carolyn Fairburn, director General of the CBI
An agreement between Westminster and Yorkshire could deliver the biggest devolution package seen yet and is imperative if the region is to create the scale it needs to compete effectively in the global marketplace, the CBI’s Director-General has said. Speaking with TheBusinessDesk.com ahead of the CBI annual dinner yesterday, Carolyn Fairburn, director-general of the CBI, said: "Companies have geographical routes, like people do. There is a lot of hard-edged business out there and they need to be competing on a global scale. "... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...