The Chancellor’s budget includes a number of announcements about city-based devolution:
A new devolution deal for West Yorkshire Combined Authority with powers over skills, business support, transport, employment and housing
Business Rate retention pilots in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, and, subject to formal approval of Greater Manchester Combined Authority, in Greater Manchester and East Cheshire.
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