Council Leader John Hart talks about devolution
Posted on: 26 January 2016
Devon is bidding to have more powers devolved to the region from Westminster.
The county’s joined with local councils across Devon and Somerset and other public bodies to submit a prospectus for devolution to the Government.
It calls for more powers and funding to boost economic growth and productivity, improve health and social care and modernise the region’s road and rail infrastructure.
Council leader John Hart says he wants greater local powers to help improve people’s lives.