Fiscal devolution to cities and city regions

30 January 2014

Committee to hold its second oral evidence session on fiscal devolution to cities and city regions at 4.15pm on Monday 3 February 2014.

This is the second oral evidence session of the Committee’s inquiry. The session will explore and test recent proposals to give cities and city regions greater powers to raise and spend money locally. Issues it will examine include: the process of devolving powers, governance, business rates and borrowing; equalisation and redistribution; and non property taxes.


  • Cllr David Hodge, Chair, County Councils Network submission 13
  • Tom Riordan (Leeds City Council) on behalf of Core Cities Group submission 08
  • Professor Andy Pike, Director, Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies, Newcastle University submission 09


Further information

The session will be available to watch online: Parliament TV
Members of the public may attend the session: Visiting Parliament
A transcript of the session will be available on the website 3-4 days after the session: inquiry page
All other written submissions received can also be found on the inquiry page.
Follow the inquiry on Twitter using #citydevolution

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