Tag Archives: devolution

New bid to boost peninsula transport links

Councillors in Devon and Somerset have backed proposals for a streamlined transport panel for the South West to campaign for better road and rail links.

Posted on: 27 May 2018 | Posted in: Politics | No Comments

Regional leaders set for productive first meeting

Leaders from across the Heart of the South West (HotSW) are set to agree a strategy to double productivity across the region when they meet next month.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | Posted in: Politics | No Comments

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

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