Genuine levelling up means a transfer of real power

He has a lot to do with the problem but even Mandelson can see the correct solution; “This needs to be combined with our clear focus on regional devolution. The government talks about “levelling up”, but it does not realise that you can’t level up from the top down: local foundations of growth and inclusiveness need genuine transfers of powers, people and money.”

 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/may/11/labour-can-be-reformed-if-it-looks-outwards-not-just-inwards