Fresh wave of devolution could reduce regional inequalities, says report

By Martin Ford | 27 February 2024

An overhaul of the local government system and a fresh wave of devolution have been put forward as solutions to regional inequalities in a report.

The academic paper published this week said the whole of England should be covered by an ‘intermediate tier of government’ on the scale of combined authorities.

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