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Delivering greater powers to communities

September 12, 2014 9:53 AM
Originally published by UK Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg, will today set out his vision for decentralisation and devolution for the North of England.

Nick will speak at event hosted by IPPR North and follows the launch of the Northern Futures project.


The Northern Futures project is a new approach to policy-making which means that rather than decisions being made by politicians and civil servants in Whitehall, the power is given to the people who live and work in the North.

Liberal Democrats have always been committed to decentralising power and freeing individuals from the one-size-fits-all state.

The Northern Futures project builds on the work Liberal Democrats have done in government to give cities and communities more control over how they run.

Liberal Democrats record of delivery in government for cities and communities include: