Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Devolution Agreement published

North Midlands Devolution Agreement-1

The Government want to devolve powers to the regions.   The benefits are listed in the document (see link below) as:

  • 55,000 new private sector jobs
  • 77,000 extra homes
  • At least £900m in an Investment Fund over 30 years
  • Control over £150m annual adult skills budgets
  • £137m a year in consolidated transport funding
  • £200m Housing Investment Fund
  • Control of the regulation of bus services
  • Single “Oyster” style card ticketing
  • Responsibility for business support
  • Control of grants so we can deliver more apprenticeships
  • Control over DWP employment programmes
  • Midland Mainline Electrification –   Nottingham and Derby in 90 minutes to London
  • HS2 station and surrounding economic district

North Midlands Devolution Agreement

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2 Responses to Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Devolution Agreement published

  1. Nick Shelley says:

    So when does the public get to vote on these proposals?

    • Ian Blakeley says:

      I doubt that we will Nick, just in case we don’t vote the correct way. Do we really need an extra layer of officialdom with all the associated extra costs to us taxpayers?

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