The industrial revolution wasn't all about the spinning jenny and steam power. Money talked, and it needs to again if power and prosperity are to flow to the UK regions.
Former chancellor Osborne's plans were too limited to be useful. Here's how devolution should be done.
The Kenyan example illustrates the importance of constitutional guarantees for devolution. But it also shows that devolution is no magic bullet for the problems of corruption and ethnic politics.
With George Osborne gone, his programme of devolution could be in jeopardy.
British people clearly want to 'take back control' – and Brexit might just give them the chance.
After one meeting with this rising Labour star, we were already talking about her leadership potential.
The Turnbull government's cities policy is the latest incarnation of 'the-Commonwealth-knows-best' approach, with little regard for whether urban issues are best resolved at the metropolitan level.
A closer look at the recent local elections can help to shine a light on the future of the "Northern Powerhouse" and its impact on local democracy in the North of England.
Everywhere else in the UK is getting more devolved powers – so why not the nation's capital?
When it comes to devolution, responsibility often comes down to little more than who gets the blame.
The Turnbull government sees the 'City Deal' as a way for 'smart cities' to drive innovation and growth. But what is the value proposition behind this UK concept and how might it work in Australia?
The city of Manchester now has control over it's NHS budget, but what does this mean in real terms?
Our expert joins the dots between the ancient kingdoms of yore and today's Northern Powerhouse.
The Northern Powerhouse will change your life. Here's how.
Successive governments have promised to give more power to local councils but so far all have fallen short on delivery.
Welsh and Scottish students get more support than English and Northern Irish ones.
The Scottish Nationals' emphasis on independence is an attempt to distract voters from the party's woeful performance in office.
As the British Museum gears up for some soul-searching about our inner Celt, 500 dons are gathering with much the same mission.
Devolving income tax north might seem like an issue for Scots only. Far from it, as it turns out.
The Bingham report on how to stabilise the UK is well meaning but out of step with the reality of the situation.