Metro mayors should use newly-devolved criminal justice powers to cut reoffending rates, report urges.
Communities minister Andrew Percy has given the go-ahead for the west of England combined authority headed by a directly-elected mayor.
Calls to reignite the Leeds City Region devolution proposals submitted almost 18 months ago have been made by chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.
Warrington Borough Council’s executive board yesterday approved plans for a devolution deal with Cheshire.
Opposition from Hampshire County Council has made it ‘highly unlikely’ the Solent combined authority deal will proceed, council leader claims.
The new chair of the Urban Transport Group has welcomed the Tees Valley Combined Authority as a new associate member and is looking to expand the group further.
The chief executive of Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council has been confirmed as the first chief executive of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA).
Plans for a Solent Combined Authority have been approved by Isle of Wight Council, following a U-turn on local support.
Portsmouth City Council has agreed to be a part of the formal application to form the Solent Combined Authority.
The public have given their support for plans to form a combined authority covering the Solent area.