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devolution

Politics a transfer or allocation of authority, esp from a central government to regional governments or particular interests
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The CBI view is that for the Welsh economy to prosper there has to be a renewed commitment from all politicians to deliver a devolution dividend not a devolution risk premium.
Mr Jones, a former AM for North Wales, told the Llandudno conference that while in many respects, the devolution settlement was working well, in others it was not, especially in cross-border NHS services.
The report said: "This framework is the maximum form of tax and policy devolution short of independence."
But a critical study by the District Auditor found councillors and officials had no clear understanding of how devolution should work, lacked a robust management plan and any "clarity of purpose".
Kibwana said devolution has the potential to spur and sustain development in all parts of the country.
Once the Upper House's roles are identified after a referendum, these tussles will be a thing of the past," said Mr Wamalwa, who spoke during a forum to deliberate on the future of devolution at the Sarova Woodlands Hotel in Nakuru Town on Thursday.
I always found it funny to be labelled "anti-devolution" having spent a lifetime advocating devolution to councils, communities, the powerless.
"The UK Government needs to recognise these opportunities for Wales and demonstrate its commitment to equity within the devolution system by setting out a plan for devolving APD to Wales by 2021."
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court has set aside devolution of Shaikh Zayed Postgraduate Medical Institute (SZPMI) to the Punjab government and appointments, including of the chairman made by the province.
THE door will always be open for councils south of the river to join the North of Tyne devolution deal, North Tyneside Mayor Norma Redfearn has said.