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Boris Johnson has called for ‘long overdue’ fiscal devolution for local government saying it will help them fund services and encourage more housebuilding.
As conference season takes shape, LGA chair Lord Porter looks at the critical issues currently facing local government he is hoping will take centre stage
Councils in Yorkshire have made a show of unity in their pursuit of a devolution deal for the region.
There are no more easy pickings when it comes to cuts and now the cracks in austerity plans are taking their toll, writes Heather Jameson.
The mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, is expected to call for a contingency plan in case of a no-deal Brexit in a major speech later today.
The mayor of the Sheffield City Region has warned that ‘not enough’ progress has been made with plans to devolve powers to Yorkshire.
MPs have called for more powers to be handed to English regions as part of a rethink of devolution after Brexit.
Local government leaders from across the North have said they are ‘disappointed’ at Whitehall’s response to their devolution deal.
James Brokenshire is considering new models of devolution as he seeks to extend further powers to local areas, the communities secretary has insisted.
Parts of the country could be left behind when Whitehall rolls out its local industrial strategies, a senior Local Government Association (LGA) figure has warned.