Clegg says ‘genie out of the bottle’ on regional powers

THE deputy prime minister has highlighted the need to get Whitehall to let go of the purse strings in order to move forward with decentralisation.

Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg launched his Northern Futures project in July.  The aim is to facilitate a more open and innovative approach to economic policy making in the North of England by inviting experts and other members of the public to share their ideas on challenges and solutions.

Speaking a question and answer session in Leeds on Northern Futures, Cleg... For the full story register now for free or login below...