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London Councils statement on the Queen's Speech

  • By Jim Ranger

Cllr Claire Kober, Deputy Chair of London Councils, said: “London Councils welcomes the fact government sees increased devolution as an engine for economic recovery and that it has introduced the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill in the Queen’s speech today to start to make this a reality.

“London boroughs are determined that London not to be left behind. London contributes 22 per cent of GDP and must be a part of the devolution to cities agenda.”

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Notes

Government briefing on the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill (pages 45-47).