A tale of two cities

Michael Mousdale, partner and head of local government for law firm DWF, on a growing gap between Leeds and Manchester when it comes to the pace of devolution.

"It is recognised that Manchester has made the running for local government on the whole agenda. It set up the Greater Manchester Combined Authority in 2011, building upon the success of AGMA and giving statutory effect to many years of collaborative working.

"Other northern conurbations caught up when combined authorities were formed in West and  Sou... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com 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...