Mayoral borrowing a step towards full fiscal devolution

Alexandra Jones writes in LGC about the Autumn Statement announcement on Mayors getting borrowing powers.

Press release published on 2 December 2016 by Alexandra Jones

With Brexit negotiations set to dominate British politics for the foreseeable future, the government under pressure to demonstrate the resilience of the UK economy and George Osborne now on the backbenches, there was always a question about whether devolution would be as high profile in this year’s autumn statement as it has been in other keynote Treasury speeches in recent years.

Read the rest of the article on the LGC website.