Boris Johnson calls for UK to unite to boost ‘levelling up’ agenda – video | Politics

The prime minister has called for greater devolution across England as a way to boost his “levelling up” agenda, while indicating that this would only be granted for areas where the leadership was viewed as sufficiently pro-business. The speech was billed as an explanation of the government’s flagship policy, but Johnson mainly focused on what he called the ‘outrage’ of glaring regional inequalities. He did, however, float the idea of powerful elected mayors – such as those already running some cities and metropolitan regions – being extended to counties and towns

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