Tory mayor claims Whitehall blocking devolution

By Martin Ford | 01 December 2020

One of the biggest challenges to devolution comes from civil servants, the Conservative Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, James Palmer, has claimed.

Mayor Palmer told the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee there was a reluctance to relinquish powers.

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