Complex political arithmetic will determine devolution’s fate

Ben Harrison writes in the LGC on how the result of the General Election will impact on city devolution policy.

Press release published on 6 May 2015 by Ben Harrison

Over the past year we have seen a ‘race to the top’ on cities policy, with each of the main parties vying for the most compelling proposition regarding pushing power down to localities, and boosting economic growth across the country. Now that each of the party manifestos has been published, it’s a good time to review and compare the approaches that the major parties have committed to adopting in the next parliament.

Read the rest of the story in the LGC (£).

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