Renewed fiscal devo push

By Heather Jameson and Martin Ford | 02 March 2022

The Government has revealed it is in talks with local areas about extra financial powers as Michael Gove hinted he was pushing for fiscal devolution.

Appearing in front of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee this week, levelling up secretary Mr Gove warned ‘all finance ministries guard control over tax-raising powers very jealously’ but said there had been ‘intense discussions with my Government colleagues about what we can do in the future’ around devolving tax-raising powers.

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