29 Oct '12, 5pm

Bus and Coach News: Government plans more devolved funding: The government is inviting 20 En... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: Government plans more devolved funding: The government is inviting 20 En... #bus #coach #diesel

The government is inviting 20 English town and city regions to bid for the devolution of powers to boost local growth. The move would give the successful bidders control over their transport budgets, and follows this year's agreement with eight of the country's biggest cities. Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg says: “In the best English tradition we have witnessed a quiet revolution across the nation’s eight largest cities. From control over buses and trains and the freedom to plug skills gaps, to powers to ‘earn back’ tax and set up local investment funds to spend on local projects – the deals are unlocking the huge potential of our cities so they can go for growth. “Now it’s time to free even more places from Whitehall control. I want these 20 cities and their wider areas to come up with ambitious and innovative proposals to help them make changes that will be felt by eve...

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