Devo ‘not the only game in town’

By Hiba Mahamadi | 30 August 2017

Devolution is not essential for every local authority, the Northern Powerhouse minister has said in a dramatic policy shift.

Speaking to a local newspaper during a visit to Sunderland last week, Jake Berry said that councils should not be so focused on devolution because they will still benefit from the deals given to neighbouring authorities.

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