Politics and Policy

August 21, 2017

Put LEPs in charge of devolution deals, argues report

Put LEPs in charge of devolution deals, argues report

Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) should be appointed as the government’s ‘deal making agent’ to speed up devolution, a new report has argued today.

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