Mayoral devolution is 'central to levelling up,' claims Clarke

07 October 2021

Devolution is central to the levelling up agenda, chief secretary to the Treasury Simon Clarke told the Conservative Party Conference.

But mayors are taking centre-stage when it comes to the Government’s plan to spread economic prosperity.

Speaking via video link to the conference, Mr Clarke said: ‘You cannot overstate the importance of devolution to levelling up.

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