'Power shift': Mayors and council leaders demand new powers to support net zero action

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'Power shift': Mayors and council leaders demand new powers to support net zero action

New communique warns government that without new devolved powers local authorities, cities, and regions will struggle to deliver decarbonisation necessary to meet net zero goals

More than 30 local leaders and mayors from across the UK will today sign a communiqué urging the government to grant them additional powers so that regional authorities can deliver on the country's net...

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