Briefing: Devolution: 2nd Reading of Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
June 15, 2015
Hilary Kitchin LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • 2nd reading debate
  • fiscal devolution
  • Governance
  • main elements of Bill
  • non metro areas
  • scope of Bill
  • Scrutiny
Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance, Economy and Regeneration, Health, public health, adult social care, Housing and Planning, Local government finance, Public Service Reform and Corporate Performance, Rural issues, Transport, Voluntary Sector and Community Engagement
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