Levelling up is 'meaningless' without devo, say Lords

By Michael Burton | 20 May 2021

The Government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda is meaningless without more devolution to councils and investment in local public services says a report from the House of Lords.

The peers on the public services committee say ministers must use the promised ‘levelling up’ White Paper to improve health, employment, education and skills rather than just focus on physical infrastructure.

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