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Devolution: Impacts on National and Local Government, Localism and the Historic Environment

Front cover of Devolution: Impacts on national and local government, localism and the historic environment

Update to Assessment 2015-06

By Sarah Reilly

The local authority landscape is changing as central government passes more responsibilities to different groups of authorities as part of its policy of devolution.

This report looks at possible impacts on the historic environment, including on the services that support and protect it.

It also suggests responses for the historic environment sector.



  1. Introduction
  2. Context
  3. Issues
    3.1 Impact on local government services
    3.2 Impact on historic environment service provision
    3.3 Impact on the historic environment
    3.4 Impact on localism
  4. Potential responses for the sector

Appendix 1: Devolution deal proposals to Government as of September 2015.

Additional Information

  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Pages: 9


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