Devolution agenda ‘going backwards’ – Lord Porter

By Heather Jameson | 26 June 2019

The devolution agenda has ‘gone backwards,’ the outgoing chairman of the Local Government Association (LGA), Lord Porter, has said.

In a final interview with The MJ before he steps down, Lord Porter said his biggest failure while in post was not pushing through more devolution – including in his own patch in Lincolnshire.

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