The industrial strategy has dominated the agenda over the past month, but a new Localis report says it is time to move the debate forward. Sam Clayden reports.
Councils should be given the freedom to decide how best to spend the £2bn social care funding, the Local Government Association (LGA) has said today.
Whitehall must grant small town England ‘radical new powers’ to revive moribund local economies if the country is to make a success of Brexit, think tank says.
The communities secretary yesterday announced a new devolution deal for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough which will see millions of pounds worth of investment in the region.
Devolution and economic growth has been damaged by 'endless tinkering' from Whitehall, a damning study has argued today.
Devolution to the capital was given a boost by the Budget, with new powers handed down to London by the Chancellor.
The only things the Government has devolved are blame and responsibility, shadow communities secretary Teresa Pearce has claimed in an exclusive interview with The MJ.
As yet more devolution proposals face setbacks, Sam Clayden takes the temperature of the agenda and asks whether it truly has hit a brick wall.
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.