Local Government: Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region

HM Treasury written question – answered on 28th November 2016.

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Photo of Owen Thompson Owen Thompson SNP Whip

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what process his Department requires to be followed to enable sign-off for the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Deal.

Photo of Owen Thompson Owen Thompson SNP Whip

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps local authorities need to complete to enable sign-off for the Edinburgh and South East Scotland Region City Deal.

Photo of David Gauke David Gauke The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

The government is currently in negotiations with local partners and the Scottish Government towards an Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Deal. The government has been clear that it will consider proposals which provide good value for money and respect the Scottish Government’s devolution settlement. The government continues to work with local partners and is confident of agreeing a deal in due course.

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