Devolution a ‘missed opportunity’ without community powers

By Thomas Bridge | 14 November 2016

Devolution to local government will ‘only be successful’ if communities are given a greater stake in deals, the Co-operative Party has claimed.

It said decentralisation of powers would be a ‘missed opportunity’ unless combined authorities and newly created metro mayors used their new powers to further devolve decision-making to the local level.

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