It's already the fastest growing economy outside London, but today Bristol was told it will have an extra billion pounds over the next decade to promote economic growth.
The priority will be to create jobs, but the new city deal announced today will mean that Bristol will get its long awaited Metro scheme. Control over transport budgets will be given to council leaders, who will no longer need to seek Whitehall approval for individual schemes.
Tim Kent is a councillor for Bristol City Council
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