CLES’ Senior Researcher, Victoria Bettany, joined Dena Ryness, host of the ‘Divas Up North’ radio show, to discuss the challenges of successful devolution and the potential of the Northern Powerhouse to truly benefit women.
Voluntary sector leaders have said the devolution process should be reformed to ensure charities are properly represented as service providers.
Since Theresa May took office as prime minister of the UK in July there has been a great deal of speculation about how – if at all – powers over tax rates and local spending will be devolved to local authorities, as promised by the country’s former chancellor George Osborne.
One third of civil servants should be moved outside London as part of the devolution of powers to local areas, according to a new report from the Policy Exchange.
Devolution in the UK is failing to address the country’s pressing political, social and economic problems, according to a report.
Devolution deals with councils are being squeezed by ‘narrow negotiations’ with Whitehall that were ‘stacked in favour of the status quo’, a new report has claimed.
Theresa May must rethink devolution to stop post-Brexit Britons feeling even more abandoned by the Government, report finds.