Policy paper

North East devolution deal 2015

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


North East devolution agreement


The Chancellor of the Exchequer visited the North East on 23 October 2015 to confirm the devolution deal.

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

Published 23 October 2015