If devolution plans are to be successful they must include communities, neighbourhoods and parishes.
Devolution deals are often economically focused and can be far from local. Agreements to devolve powers and funding away from Whitehall have not addressed important issues relating to local democracy, power and finance.
Whilst NALC welcomes the opportunity to play an active role in the devolution agenda, in November 2015, a Devo Local White Paper was published which calls for stronger local democracy, more powers and fairer funding.
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