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Local Government: Devolution

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 27042, tabled on 9 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether the White Paper on devolution will include an assessment of the potential merits of devolving greater fiscal powers to local government.

Answered on

12 March 2020

The Government is committed to devolving power to people and places across the country. The English Devolution White Paper will set out our plans for full devolution across England, including an effective funding model for Mayoral Combined Authorities.

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