COSLA conference: Sturgeon promises 'biggest decentralisation of power' in two decades

By Dan Peters | 10 October 2019

The results of the Scottish Government’s local governance review will bring the ‘biggest decentralisation of power’ in the 20 years since devolution, first minister Nicola Sturgeon has promised.

Speaking at the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities today, Ms Sturgeon said the review would lead to a ‘much stronger and more empowered democracy’.

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