Devolution in England: the business plan


Businesses are crucial to the success of devolution within England. Private sector firms are the ones who will pay the taxes, create the jobs and provide the economic growth that will deliver the ultimate outcomes of devolution in England – higher living standards and lower public sector expenditure through higher levels of productivity.

This new policy paper from EEF sets out manufacturers’ initial views on the process of devolution, how it could make a difference to their local business environment and – most importantly – how they want to engage with what is set to be a fast moving policy agenda.

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