Where next after the ‘Devolution Frenzy’?

Andrew Carter writes for LabourList on recent devolution announcements and the need to think cities.

Press release published on 21 July 2014

With Labour Councils controlling the eight largest city economies outside of London, and nearly all of the other large towns and cities in England, any policy announcements calling for greater powers and funding to be devolved from central Government are likely to be of particular interest to the Party. In the past month, there have been no fewer than four major interventions in the debate around cities policy, with Ed Miliband, George Osborne, Nick Clegg and the Communities and Local Government Select Committee each advocating an alternative approach to reinvigorating the economic performance of our cities outside of London and the South East.

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