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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.
Local authority leaders have called for more powers in order to deal with the ‘perfect storm’ that is likely to hit rural communities after Brexit.
The time is now right to extend the responsibilities of local government in Northern Ireland through greater devolution from Stormont, a new report said today.
A coalition of local government leaders in the North has called for full powers governing the management of all rail infrastructure to be handed over to the region.
Neil Merrick finds out why some parish councils are doubling or trebling council tax precepts after taking on services from higher tier authorities.
District councils should be scrapped and 60 unitary counties created instead across England led by directly-elected mayors according to former Cabinet minister Lord Heseltine