Decision details

Devolution, County Deals and the Levelling Up Agenda

Decision Maker: Strategy and Resources Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Following consideration, the Committee unanimously resolved to:

(1)        Note the background to the development of local government devolution initiatives over recent years and the opportunities and threats offered by the Government’s Levelling Up agenda in the form of a possible County Deal for Surrey.

(2)        Agree that the working group will continue discussions with Surrey County Council to explore opportunities for the delivery of services and renewal programmes in the Borough that improve the health and well-being of Epsom and Ewell residents, whether as part of a County Deal or not.

(3)        Agree that Officers should continue to explore opportunities for joint working with Surrey Boroughs and Districts and other local authorities to provide efficiencies and improved services for our residents.

Report author: Rob Moran

Publication date: 16/11/2022

Date of decision: 15/11/2022

Decided at meeting: 15/11/2022 - Strategy and Resources Committee

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