EXCLUSIVE: Districts down over levelling up details

By Dan Peters | 17 February 2022

Disappointed district councils will make their case to the Government next week after the Levelling Up White Paper sidelined them from devolution plans.

This month’s long-awaited White Paper struck a blow to districts when it proposed legislation to establish a new form of combined authority model to be made up of upper-tier local authorities only.

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