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Historic devolution deals transfer building, regeneration and skills powers to level up Suffolk and Norfolk

9 Dec, 2022

  • Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove was  in Bury St Edmunds and Norwich yesterday to sign historic county devolution deals
  • Proposed deals see money and power leave Whitehall as new directly elected leaders are handed greater control of building, regeneration, and skills delivery
  • Over £1 billion will be guaranteed to Suffolk and Norfolk to invest in their communities
  • More than 50% of England will now be covered by a directly elected leader – showing important progress since the Levelling Up White Paper

Read the official Press release on the Government website here