Bristol to be freed from Whitehall control

Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander is in Bristol today Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander is in Bristol today to make an important announcement about a shift of power and decision making from London to Bristol.

Bristol is one of six cities that will be freed from Whitehall control in a number of areas, in order to stimulate growth.

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