LGA split over mayoral devolution

By Dominic Browne | 06 December 2016

Senior figures at the Local Government Association (LGA) are divided over whether to continue to press ministers to allow ‘full monty’ devolution without a directly-elected mayor.

Chief executive of the LGA, Mark Lloyd, told The MJ’s sister magazine, Surveyor, the association would continue to push ministers to ‘remove the issue of governance arrangements from devolution deals’ despite the fact the Government has made clear its desire to only devolve maximum powers to areas with a mayor.

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