Policy paper

Cornwall devolution deal

This document sets out a devolution deal giving Cornwall greater control over transport, skills, business support and other areas.


Cornwall devolution deal

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The Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government visited Truro on 16 July 2015 to confirm the Cornwall devolution deal.

This builds on earlier Growth Deals and will gives the area more freedom to tailor services to local needs, support local businesses and create jobs.

See our guides explaining the powers being transferred to English regions:

Devolution and mayors: what does it mean?

Published 22 July 2015