COMMONS

Fiscal devolution to cities and city regions

19 March 2014

On Monday 24 March, the Committee will hold its sixth evidence session on fiscal devolution to cities and city regions. The session will explore and test recent proposals to give cities and city regions greater powers to raise and spend money locally

Witnesses

On Monday 24 March in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House.

At 4.15pm

  • Cllr Sir Merrick Cockell, Chairman, Local Government Association (submission 5)

At 5.15pm

  • Professor Tony Travers, London Finance Commission (submission 33)
  • Rob Whiteman, Chief Executive, CIPFA

Topics

Issues to be examined include: governance, business rates and council tax, borrowing powers and redistribution.

You can follow the inquiry on Twitter using #citydevolution.

Further information

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