Posts by Martin Jones & David Etherington

Martin Jones, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Staffordshire University, and David Etherington, Principle Researcher, CEEDR, Middlesex University

Devolution and austerity are intertwined in Sheffield City Region

A new conversation about devolution that acknowledges the impact of austerity on city regions is urgently needed In October 2015, leaders in the Sheffield City Region signed an ‘in principle’ agreement with George Osborne (then Chancellor) for a £900M devolution agreement. At this time, Sheffield was second only to Manchester, with ‘Devo-Manc’ being the trailblazer of the Northern Powerhouse initiative … Continue reading

8 August 2017 by Martin Jones & David Etherington
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