Tag Archives: devolution

Partners buoyed by constructive devolution meeting

Ambitious plans to boost the economy of Devon and Somerset will be the subject of regular meetings between council leaders and senior Government officials.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | Posted in: Politics | No Comments

Devon County Council leader presses case for devolution

Devon County Council leader John Hart is in London today to press the case for devolution for Devon and Somerset with Ministers

Posted on: 13 September 2017 | Posted in: Politics | No Comments

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