Month: July 2020

Polling of South East England Councillors

Polling of South East England Councillors – July 2020 South East England Councils (SEEC) commissioned Savanta ComRes to survey opinions of 275 Councillors across South East England between 13 and 23 July 2020. A number of topics were covered, including Local Enterprise Partnerships, investment priorities and devolution. Data was weighted to be representative of all …

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News Release: Elected ‘Metro’ Mayors opposed in the South East

Elected ‘Metro’ Mayors opposed in the South East Councillors in the South East of England have voiced opposition to government plans to introduce elected ‘metro style’ mayors across the region. That was the clear finding in new polling undertaken by Savanta ComRes for South East England Councils (SEEC) published today. The poll of 275 local …

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News Release: Time for Boris to deliver more Town Hall, less Whitehall

Reacting to the new Localis – LGA report on Fiscal Devolution, South East England Councils Chair (SEEC), Cllr Roy Perry said: “As the report highlights, England remains one of the most centralised nations in the world even though consecutive governments have pledged to devolve powers and responsibilities to local areas. Despite this, councils the length and …

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News Release: SEEC initial response to Chancellor’s Statement

Reacting to the Chancellor’s statement, the Chair of South East England Councils, Cllr Roy Perry said: “The Chancellor moved well to help and support the country at this time of great challenge with a suite of notable measures. Districts, cities and counties throughout the South East have many young people that could benefit from training opportunities via …

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