Preston and Lancs to bid for City Deal
30th October 2012
PRESTON City Council and Lancashire County Council have been invited to bid for "City Deal" status which will give them more powers.If successful, Preston, and an as yet undesignated area around the city, will have more control of transport and skills budgets, and be able to set up infrastructure funds that attract Government investment.The area is one of 20 locations in the second wave of City Deals. The first eight, including Manchester and Liverpool, were approved in the summer.Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg said: “Now i......for the full story register now for free or login below...
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