Dull devo proposals slammed

By Dan Peters | 04 October 2017

Just a handful of the 38 devolution proposals put forward from cities, towns and counties across the UK two years ago actually reached top politicians, a former Treasury minister has revealed.

Speaking at a recent conference hosted by the Southern Policy Centre think-tank, former commercial secretary to the Treasury, Lord O’Neill, admitted that ‘not many of them actually got beyond officials to the attention of the ministers and close advisers that were involved’.

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