Briefing: Cities and devolution update February 2016

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
February 15, 2016
David Marlow LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • combined authorities
  • Devolution
  • economic growth
  • Elected mayors
Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance, Economy and Regeneration, Public Service Reform and Corporate Performance
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This briefing provides an overview of the Cities and Local Government Devolution Act, its potential implications for enhanced devolution and local growth, and also considers recent analysis of city performance – given one of the principal purposes of the Act is the empowering of intermediate tier leadership of local growth.

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