Reforming Public Services: Devolving Employment Support

In a recent report, London Councils has made the case for devolution and reform of London’s public services, arguing this is necessary to deal with the future financial austerity facing local governments. London Councils wants to provide local areas with the “freedoms and flexibilities to design, commission, and integrate services”; it argues that local involvement can add value in [Read more]

City Growth Commission calls for radical decentralisation of budget, policy-making powers, and tax proceeds to ‘Devolved City-regions’

City Growth Commission, Unleashing Metro Growth (PDF) The RSA’s City Growth Commission has published its final report, making recommendations to national and local government to ensure that UK city-regions take a new role in our political economy, creating stronger, more inclusive and sustainable growth. The City Growth Commission is a twelve month enquiry into how [Read more]