The new metro mayors should put digital devolution at the ‘heart of their plans’, tech industry campaigners say.
Nearly all (93%) of senior positions in the new combined authorities will be appointed to white men, new research has revealed.
Tees Valley Combined Authority has become the first authority outside of London to be granted the power to create locally-accountable Mayoral Development Corporations.
Metro mayors should use newly-devolved criminal justice powers to cut reoffending rates, report urges.
Communities minister Andrew Percy has given the go-ahead for the west of England combined authority headed by a directly-elected mayor.
Calls to reignite the Leeds City Region devolution proposals submitted almost 18 months ago have been made by chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.
Warrington Borough Council’s executive board yesterday approved plans for a devolution deal with Cheshire.
Opposition from Hampshire County Council has made it ‘highly unlikely’ the Solent combined authority deal will proceed, council leader claims.
The new chair of the Urban Transport Group has welcomed the Tees Valley Combined Authority as a new associate member and is looking to expand the group further.
The chief executive of Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council has been confirmed as the first chief executive of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA).