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More tax and spending powers 'would boost UK cities'

Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study has concluded.

The amount equates to boosting current UK productivity by 5%, said the RSA City Growth Commission, which conducted the study.

Robert Peston reports.

  • 22 Oct 2014
  • From the section UK
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