The economic rationale of devolution has been lost. The Government needs to recover it to make the best possible success of this agenda.Read more
New metro mayors will have less executive power than the Mayor of London. Getting things done will mean taking action outside their formal remit.Read more
Three reflections from our events discussing priorities for the new city region mayors.Read more
Event catch-up: The first 100 days – what should be at the top of the Sheffield City Region Mayor’s in-tray?
Listen to our public panel event on what the new Sheffield City Region Mayor should be prioritising.Read more
Centre for Cities is holding a panel debate with guest speaker Lord David Blunkett about the top priorities for the new Sheffield City Region mayor.Read more
In May 2017 six new metro mayors were elected in combined authorities across England, but what are they and what do they do?Read more
New city region mayors in northern cities should think carefully about how to use their powers over adult skills funding.Read more