Gill Morris Communication
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WMCA Chief – 100% business rates devolution is “not far enough”

   on July 7, 2016, posted in West Midlands categories

Chief Executive of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), Martin Reeves has given an interview to the MJ this week in which he says that the Government’s plan to give councils 100% retention of business rates “did not go far enough”. According to Martin Rees only “proper” fiscal devolution will deliver the “long-term public service reform and long-term economic uplift” the Government hopes will result from its devolution agenda.


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