Devolution to 'level up' economic fortunes - report

By Paul Marinko | 29 October 2019

A think-tank has called on ministers to further embrace local government devolution in order to level up the economic fortunes of the country.

In a new report, the Centre for Policy Studies called for greater devolution of powers, funding and responsibility, as well as a ‘base level’ offer across the country to spread prosperity beyond the south-east and London.

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