City Hall says the reconvened panel will look at how London can be given “a stronger voice and the tools it needs to protect jobs, wealth and prosperity.”
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has welcomed a new report from tank tank Localis which calls for greater devolution of healthcare funding.
Whilst on the face of it bringing in new managerial control on the southern rail network sounds like a good thing, there would remain a danger that Sadiq Khan’s proposal would backfire and cause more harm than good.
Over the weekend freshly installed PM Theresa May suddenly decided interaction between Westminster and the Mayor could be improved by appointing a Minister for London
Calls for greater power and fiscal autonomy have been growing since the London Finance Commission recommended allowing councils and City Hall to retain more of the taxes collected in the capital.