Transparency must be at heart of devolution

By Jamie Hailstone | 08 September 2015

The Centre for Public Scrutiny (CfPS) has called on councils to put transparency at the heart of the devolution agenda.

The think tank has launched a campaign calling for council scrutiny committees to be allowed to look at any combined authority plans before they are agreed by Whitehall and local authority leaders.

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