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The main parties’ race to the top on local devolution promises much – but will it deliver?

Jones, Alexandra (2014) The main parties’ race to the top on local devolution promises much – but will it deliver? Democratic Audit UK (15 Jul 2014). Website.

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Abstract

The Conservatives’ proposals for ‘Northern powerhouses’ and Labour’s Adonis report illustrate the promising nature of the emerging consensus on delivering meaningful devolution of powers from central to local and regional government. Here, the Chief Executive of the Centre for Cities think tank Alexandra Jones argues that we should encourage these developments, but also keep the pressure on politicians both national and local, and be wary of the some of the challenges that may be faced along the way.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN1187 Scotland
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2017 10:46
Last Modified: 16 May 2019 23:16
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81488

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