3 The role of central government
Whitehall and English devolution
Interactions with central government
Transparency and public engagement with devolution negotiations
What should a devolution framework look like?
The necessity of financial devolution
Allocation of revenue from designated taxes
Avoiding inequalities between places
The Health Devolution Commission and the Health and Care Bill
Assessing current devolution of education and skills
Extending devolution of education and skills
Assessing current devolution of housing and planning powers
Extending devolution of housing and planning
Extending transport devolution
Devolution of other policy areas
6 Widening the geography of devolution
Should there be mayors everywhere?
Local government reorganisation
Should England move to a unitary model of local authorities?
7 Scrutiny in combined authorities
The nature of scrutiny in devolved areas
What are the right institutions for scrutiny?
Local public accounts committees
Building a culture of scrutiny
Complaints about local and combined authorities
Conclusions and recommendations
List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament
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