Devolution deal to create Greater Lincolnshire could collapse
GREATER Lincolnshire's £450 million devolution prize could be under threat after the Government warned council leaders: "It's all or nothing."
The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) had previously indicated to MPs and council leaders that the deal could still go ahead even if one of the ten councils opted out of creating a 'super authority' to take control of housing, flood defences, transport and job training among other things.
But at a meeting this week at government offices in Birmingham, new Communities Secretary Sajid Javid met with Lincolnshire leaders... read more
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