Briefing: Leadership and governance of local growth – pre-general election round up

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
March 24, 2015
David Marlow LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • #ge2015
  • developments so far
  • LEPs
  • position of parties on devolution
  • support but lack of detail
  • variations in what and how to devolve
Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance, Economy and Regeneration, Housing and Planning, Public Service Reform and Corporate Performance
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With all major parties professing devolution of local growth leadership and funding post-election, there are major opportunities for local authorities to build a case for enhanced devolution. This briefing considers what the major parties are saying, and some of the issues any local case should address.

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