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Synonyms for devolution

transfer of power


  • transfer of power
  • decentralization
  • distribution of power
  • surrender of power
  • relinquishment of power

Synonyms for devolution

the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality

the delegation of authority (especially from a central to a regional government)

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Such is the common heritage that we share as a people that when leaders, including some governors, make reference to sections of the community that live in certain counties as "foreigners who deserve no services", we are left cringing because that is the exact opposite of what devolution was meant to achieve.
A North East devolution deal which included all seven of the region's authorities was shelved in 2016.
Chancellor Philip Hammond announced the PS600m devolution deal covering Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland in his budget.
The governor further welcomed the appointment of Eugene Wamalwa as Devolution Cabinet Secretary as well as the naming of Coast regional coordinator Nelson Marwa as principal secretary.
The provinces should have come to us for the constitutional amendment's implementation but now the devolution process committee itself is visiting provinces to educate them,' he maintained.
The provincial HECs including those of Sindh and Punjab had advocated for early devolution of the HEC , transferring the powers to the provincial HECs.
Secretary of State for Wales Alun Cairns said: The reserved powers model marks a significant step forward in Welsh devolution and implements the clearer devolution settlement provided in the Wales Act.
The list of achievements since devolution is one of which we can all be proud.
Ubial said research is ongoing on the devolution of healthcare functions with the help of the United States Agency for International Development, which is coming out with a review of the healthcare system after the devolution in 1992.
Secretary Petroleum Arshad Mirza informed the body that the federal government was fully committed to the devolution of powers to the provinces.
I don't know how Inverness, Aberdeen and Glasgow see their prospects of getting devolution deals that are on the table for the English economy.
Officers to run the Devolution are one council officer from Middlesbrough who is leaving, five from Stockton, three from Redcar, one from Darlington and Hartlepool.
The UK-wide Devo Delivery Network, launched in December, draws from a team of 350 local and central government experts working across PWC's 31 UK regional offices with the aim of advising and supporting private and public sector organisations on devolution and regional economic growth.
There is, however, now a new momentum behind the principle of devolution.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 14, 2015-Landmark devolution proposals put forward by 38 cities, towns and counties across the UK