Fiscal devolution to cities and city regions

10 March 2014

Committee to hold its fifth oral evidence session on fiscal devolution to cities on Monday 10 March 2014 at 4.15pm

This is the fifth 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.


At 4.15 pm

  • Roger Lawrence, Leader, Wolverhampton City Council (submission 24)
  • Cllr Nick Forbes, on behalf of Core Cities (submission 8)
  • Stephen Hughes, Former Chief Executive, Birmingham City Council (submission 30)

All other written submissions received and transcripts from previous oral evidence sessions can be found on the fiscal devolution inquiry page.

Follow the inquiry on Twitter using #citydevolution.

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