The man with the devo plans

By Heather Jameson | 08 March 2016

Since the final finance settlement was announced last month, the attention of local government has shifted back to devolution. The race is on to get a deal in place to announce in next week’s budget – and the whole process has kicked the reorganisation debate back into play.

While the Treasury – and indeed George Osborne – may be seen as the driving force behind the devolution agenda, there is no doubt that it has been largely driven by communities secretary Greg Clark.

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