Devolution deadline looms

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Devolution deadline looms

There`s just one week left for people to have their say on the consultation into the devolution deal for East Anglia.

Seven councils and the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership have joined together to ask Government for some powers, responsibilities and funding to be transferred from Central Government to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

This means a greater number of decisions on public services would be made locally, rather than nationally.

In the deal local people could have control over a new £600 million fund (£20million annually) to improve transport and infrastructure as well as £170 million to build more homes in the county.

The devolution deal could bring a number of benefits for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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