Briefing: Budget 2016: devolution and local growth

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
April 4, 2016
David Marlow LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • Devolution
  • economic development
  • economic growth
  • LEPs
Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance, Economy and Regeneration, Local government finance, Public Service Reform and Corporate Performance, Rural issues
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Local growth agendas – 2016-20, January 2016

Business rates devolution, November 2015

Health and social care devolution: A commentary October 2015

Dealing with devolution – update September 2015

English devolution and intermediate tiers of governance December 2014

LGiU report

Devolution: A state of the nation assessment

The 2016 Budget clearly impacts on local authority leadership of local growth and devolution deals. Despite continuing progress, and three new devolution deals – the first mayoral deals in non-metropolitan and two tier areas, there are major challenges ahead for the whole devolution ‘project’ .

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