Metro mayors call for place-based funding

By Heather Jameson | 30 September 2019

England’s nine metro mayors have urged the Government to take a place-based approach to funding in the 2020 Spending Review.

The group of mayors, dubbed the M9, met in Manchester at the Conservative Party Conference. They issued a joint statement, calling on the Government to strengthen their powers.

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