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Local Transport Today
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Local authorities in North Yorkshire are investigating future governance options, including a combined authority overseeing transport and economic... continue
Local Transport Today
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Britain’s biggest cities are asking political parties to simplify the introduction of bus franchising. The call comes in a devolution manifesto... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local authority leaders in Lancashire have agreed in principle to establish a combined authority (CA) overseeing transport and economic... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Jim Murphy, Scottish Labour’s new leader, has pledged support for Glasgow Crossrail, a new line that would connect routes from the west and... continue
Local Transport Today
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Oxfordshire County Council is to scrap its chief executive post. Current chief executive Joanne Simons will be made redundant at the end of June.... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government is to appoint a team of commissioners to take over all the functions of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council following the... continue
Local Transport Today
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A blueprint for a major devolution of funding to local government in England has been published by the Independent Commission on Local Government... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Lib Dem transport minister has hailed Greater Manchester's proposals to contract bus services whilst the Conserva... continue
Local Transport Today
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A unitary authority for Oxfordshire would save millions of pounds a year and potentially release funding to deliver major transport infrastructure... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Department for Communities and Local Government is consulting on an Order allowing the Greater Manchester Combined Authority to appoint an... continue
Local Transport Today
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Labour today sets out the detail of its plans to devolve £30bn of funding over five years for transport and other economic development... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Conservatives in London say in a new report that the current devolution powers for London are now "redundant" given its growing population, likely to... continue
Local Transport Today
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Thurrock and Southend on Sea councils want to establish a combined authority (CA) to oversee transport and economic development for their... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government is consulting on amending legislation to allow more local authorities to form combined authorities (CAs) overseeing transport and... continue
Local Transport Today
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Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Northampton- shire county councils want to form a combined authority to oversee transport and economic... continue
Local Transport Today
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Nottingham and Nottinghamshire local authorities want the Government to authorise a combined authority (CA) to oversee transport and economic... continue
Local Transport Today
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Councillors in Stockport have voiced misgivings about the plans for an elected mayor for Greater Manchester.  An agreement struck between the... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Liberal Democrats are proposing a major programme of devolution of transport and other powers across England. The party is championing what it... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
The City & County of Swansea and its eastern neighbour, Neath Port Talbot, want the Welsh Government to undertake a major remapping of local... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
George Osborne seems to have a fixation on mayors. The recent deal with the Greater Manchester local authorities to get devolved powers and a bit of... continue
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