More areas get level four devolution powers

By Martin Ford | 01 March 2024

West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire and the Liverpool city region will all receive level four devolved powers, local government secretary Michael Gove has announced.

Speaking at the Convention of the North in Leeds today, Gove said the spread of devolution deals currently under way was the 'most profound change to the way England has been governed in generations’ and pledged a ‘power surge for the North’.

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