Briefing: Using City Deals to drive Low Carbon Growth

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
January 22, 2013
Steven Bland, LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • city deals
  • climate change
  • Devolution
  • economy
  • Low carbon growth
Economy and Regeneration, Housing and Planning, Public Service Reform and Corporate Performance, Sustainability and Environmental issues
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