North East Devolution and Levelling Up

Stop Press: Devolution talks for North East and Durham

Durham is to be invited to agree a county devolution deal with the government and negotiations have been announced for an expanded mayoral combined authority for the North East, the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities announced today. ‘By 2030, every part of England that wishes to have a ‘London-style’ devolution deal will have one’, said the Department.

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