Cities to get more spending clout says Osborne

DEVOLVING powers to the regions will help the UK’s major cities take control of their own economic destinies, Chancellor George Osborne said in today’s Budget.

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Announcing full acceptance of Lord Heseltine’s No Stone Unturned economic review, Mr Osborne said a single growth funding pot would help deliver economic prosperity to the areas of the UK in most need.

He said that in addi... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...