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A decision on regional devolution for the North East won't be made until May.
A meeting of the NECA leaders has taken place this afternoon.
North Tyneside Council has confirmed it is prepared to sign up to the North East devolution agreement to establish the North East Combined Authority.
The decision was made at a council meeting tonight.
Sunderland City Council has backed the regional devolution deal in principle, but they want clarification and further details on two points. They are:
- The investment fund for the region
- The funding for regional transport
Gateshead Council's cabinet has already rejected plans to bring devolved powers and an elected mayor to the North East.
Northumberland County Council approved the proposal earlier this week, subject to certain conditions.
Durham County Council says it wants to defer making a final decision on whether to sign up to a North East devolution deal until more details are known.
Durham County Council leader Simon Henig says, although members agree with devolution in principle, more information is needed before the authority fully signs up to a deal, including funding and mayoral duties.
A meeting, between all the North East councils, is scheduled for tomorrow.
Yesterday Gateshead rejected the devolution deal.
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The council deferred its decision in March so that further clarification and commitment could be sought from Government.
The county council has endorsed plans after receiving government assurances on support for rural areas and growing the county’s economy.