Signing ceremony

A devolution signing ceremony was held at the Shire Hall, Lancaster on November 26.

Levelling Up Minister Jacob Young signed the deal to grant more power to communities in Lancashire alongside Cllr Phillippa Williamson, leader of Lancashire County Council, Cllr Phil Riley, leader of Blackburn with Darwen Council and Lynn Williams, leader of Blackpool Council.

Levelling Up Minister, Jacob Young, said:

"This marks a significant milestone as we finalise the Level 2 devolution agreement with Lancashire. This transformative deal is set to channel additional resources and authority away from Whitehall, empowering local communities.

In a region with a rich history of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, Lancashire's prowess will be further harnessed through this arrangement, unlocking the full economic potential of the entire area."

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