Tag Archives: devolution

Heart of the South West Productivity Plan launches in the week of national Industrial Strategy

Last week Government launched its consultation, “Building our Industrial Strategy”, which aims to improve living standards and economic growth by increasing productivity and driving growth across the whole country

Posted on: 31 January 2017 | Posted in: Politics

Heart of the South West devolution partners to consider Combined Authority

Councils across Devon and Somerset have been reassured that their devolution proposals do not require an elected mayor

Posted on: 1 July 2016 | Posted in: Politics

Devolution bid to boost prosperity for South West goes to Government

Council chiefs and business leaders in Devon and Somerset have submitted their ‘prospectus for productivity’ to the Government in a bid to win more powers to boost jobs and growth

Posted on: 3 March 2016 | Posted in: Politics

Devon and Somerset bid for more powers to boost prosperity

Council chiefs and business leaders say they want a ‘devolution revolution’ to boost prosperity in Devon and Somerset

Posted on: 26 January 2016 | Posted in: Politics

VideoDevolution explained: Combined authorities

Devolution in 60 seconds. The beginner’s guide.

Posted on: 29 October 2015 | Posted in: Politics

Devon and Somerset councils call for more devolved powers

Devon County Council, Somerset County Council, Plymouth City Council, Torbay Council and the 13 district councils have all submitted a Statement of Intent to the Government

Posted on: 4 September 2015 | Posted in: Politics
Cllr John Hart

Devon councils to work together for more devolved powers

Council leaders in Devon have agreed to work together on an expression of interest for more devolved powers from Westminster

Posted on: 24 August 2015 | Posted in: Politics