The pandemic has rightly focused attention on tackling Covid-19. However, levelling up remains at the centre of Government’s agenda. We want to give more power to local communities, providing an opportunity for all places to level up.
The Government intends to bring forward the Devolution and Local Recovery White Paper in due course. This will set out how the UK Government will partner with places across the UK to build a sustainable economic recovery and set out our plans for future devolution arrangements.