Localism Bill amendments pave way for devolution to cities

England's biggest cities will be able to bid for new powers from central government to boost economic growth, after a series of amendments to the Localism Bill received cross-party support in the House of Lords.

by Sarah Townsend
Cities such as Manchester could get devolved powers over economic growth. NWDA picture
Cities such as Manchester could get devolved powers over economic growth. NWDA picture

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