Unleash wave of mayoral devo, says Onward

By Ann McGauran | 20 June 2022

A report from the centre-right Onward think-tank has urged the Government to step back from ‘micromanaging’ England’s cities and counties, and unleash a wave of mayoral devolution.

Endorsed by a cross-party group of politicians including Andy Burnham and Michael Heseltine, the report has called on the Government to give control of £6bn to England’s metro mayors.

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