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Javid commits to further devolution

Words: Laura Edgar
Sajid Javid / Shutterstock: 691076920

Chancellor Sajid Javid has announced that the government will bring forward a white paper on further devolution in England.

Speaking at the Conservative Party conference, he said it would give more powers to local areas “to drive investments in infrastructure and services they know they need”.On the “infrastructure revolution” he announced in the Spending Round, Javid said the benefits of it might not be felt for some time, but that the work “must start here and now”.The government, he said, is “getting the shovels........
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