Wednesday, October 15, 2008 11:40
Prescott's vision in 2004
Taken from a December 2004 diary page on a site called www.yorkshireontheweb.com
Draw your own conclusions!
"Shortly before his humiliation at the hands of the wise voters of the north-east over the plans for a regional assembly, Prescott, so-called deputy prime minister, announced plans for what he called ‘Leeds City Region’. In this scheme Leeds City Region comprises Leeds, Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Wakefield, Barnsley, York, Selby, Harrogate, Craven and all points in between. Can you imagine how well that has gone down? The burghers of Bradford and Barnsley, the city fathers of York and Harrogate lumped together in a thing called Leeds?"
David's Diary, December 2004
If you need a bit of light relief, read the whole page.