Bristol gets a billion pounds under "City Deal"

Bristol found out today (Thursday 5 July) what new powers it has secured under the Government's 'City Deals' initiative. Danny Alexander, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, announced a shift in power from London to Bristol, as well as a billion pound fund for the city to spend as it sees fit.

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