Brokenshire calls for 'new deal for local government'

By Michael Burton | 02 July 2019

Communities secretary James Brokenshire has called on the next Prime Minister to publish a Green Paper on a new deal between local and central government. 

In what sounded like a farewell speech to the Local Government Association conference Mr Brokenshire admitted 'the world looked different when I began this speech' and added: 'It's difficult for me to be expansive and set out fresh policies.'

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