George Osborne to sign devolution deal for the Sheffield City Region
2 October 2015
From the section Sheffield & South Yorkshire
George Osborne will describe the announcement as an ‘historic deal’ for the region
Chancellor George Osborne is set to sign a devolution deal with political leaders in Sheffield later, paving the way for an elected mayor in the city.
The Sheffield City Region was one of 38 places to bid for increased control in how public money is spent in its area.
The deal – part of the government’s northern powerhouse programme – will require the support of local councils and be subject to public …read more
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