Chamber members ‘overwhelmingly’ back merger move

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TWO Yorkshire-based chambers of commerce have decided to merge, it was confirmed yesterday.

The members of The Bradford Chamber and the Leeds, York & North Yorkshire (LYNY) Chamber have agreed to join forces after a special meeting was held yesterday. According to a statement issued by both chambers, the two organisations “voted overwhelmingly” to create the West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce.

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