Tag Archives: devolution

Cities can take on the ‘big six’ energy companies

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Politicians on all sides want to devolve power to the cities to boost economic growth. Energy should be central to this new agenda.

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Politicians must live up to their devolution promises

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Bold proposals devolution proposals have a habit of not living up to the full height of their promises.

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Better Together is finally getting its act together

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The news that the main opposition parties at Holyrood will issue a declaration on extra powers for the Scottish parliament should be viewed as another sign that Better Together has got its act together.

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England does mean something – and it’s in Labour’s interests to define it

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English politicians can learn something from the Scottish example of devolution, writes Richard Carr.

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Five ways Labour can give power to public service users

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People want a greater say when it comes to public services, according to most polling. Here’s how Ed Miliband can start to give it to them.

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Voters in England want devolution too

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With the Scottish independence argument hotting up, it’s important that the issue of devolution in England is not overlooked, writes Neil Foster.

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UK Labour lovebomb Wales

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Shadow Welsh Secretary, Owen Smith, has launched a scathing attack on the UK Government for launching a politically motivated “war on Wales” to shore up their position in England.

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Ed is right to talk about devolution, the public who experience it understand and embrace it

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By trusting people to design and deliver the services they need and use we get better outcomes.

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Devolving greater powers must be accompanied by clarity on what binds us

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Scotland’s referendum has led to re-engagement with social citizenship but we must engage at all times – not only when our unity is under threat.

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Labour must gain power so we can give it away

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Labour needs to show it is serious about public service reform.

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