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Devolution and collaboration inquiry for district councils launched

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for district councils launched an inquiry yesterday to examine district councils’ opportunities for collaboration and devolution. The inquiry will seek to identify the best examples of collabor...

Manchester submits LCO bid as integrated planning moves forward

The process of setting up local care organisations (LCOs) as part of Greater Manchester’s (GM’s) health devolution is progressing smoothly, with Manchester being the latest of the region’s 10 localities to submit development pr...

£450m Greater Lincolnshire devolution deal collapses

The Greater Lincolnshire devolution deal worth £450 million looks set to be off for good after it has been formally rejected by two of the ten local authorities. Lincolnshire County Council have joined South Kesteven District Council's Exe...

Norfolk and Suffolk devolution deal latest to be withdrawn

Communities and local government secretary Sajid Javid has withdrawn the Norfolk and Suffolk devolution deal after it was rejected by local councils. Initial plans for an East Anglia devolution deal were rejected by Cambridgeshire County Co...

Comment: Partnerships are pathway to transformational change

Birmingham City Council's planning director Waheed Nazir explains the importance of partnerships between private companies and public bodies in moving the city forward. Transformational change has become a favoured phrase for the regenerati...