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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
Local Transport Today
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The five Tees Valley local authorities have published plans for establishing a combined authority to oversee transport and economic... continue
Local Transport Today
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A Government review of how Birmingham City Council is run has backed plans for a combined authority to oversee transport and economic development in... continue
Local Transport Today
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Two South Wales councils are proposing a voluntary merger on a different model to that proposed by the Welsh Government.  The Welsh Government... continue
Local Transport Today
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The seven district councils in the West Midlands conurbation are to prepare a joint transport plan, which could provide a framework for the new... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
A survey of medium-sized business leaders has found that local transport is their top priority for devolution. The survey by Grant Thornton UK LLP... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
London and regional city leaders have united to urge an end to "centralised decision-making" which means that "transport decisions are evaluated... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“Big transport infrastructure projects tend to follow the same narrative as an episode of Grand Designs,” The Guardian reported on 3... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
A Labour Government would give Combined Authorities across England a “swift and simple” procedure to introduce bus Quality Contracts,... continue
Local Transport Today
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In the Commons debate on bus policy last week  Labour MPs were quick to dig up the alleged Margaret Thatcher quote that a man who finds himself... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
an elected mayor of Greater Manchester could be handed the power to franchise bus services under a groundbreaking agreement struck between the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The chairman of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority has rejected the idea of a directly elected mayor for the conurbation.  George Galloway,... continue
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