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Liberal Democrats leader Nick Clegg addresses the Liberal Democrats' autumn conference at The Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow, Scotland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday September 14, 2013. See PA LIBDEMS stories. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
The deputy prime minister said those behind a proposal to devolve power from Whitehall to Norwich were pushing at an open door – but the ideas would have to stand up to scrutiny.
Nick Clegg said the City Deal proposal – which it is thought could create 40,000 new jobs over the next 20 years – had not yet come across his desk, but he expected to have news in November.
He said that he personally thought the model for city deals was a good idea.