Metro Mayors 2020

Urban ambition

Despite some progress, UK cities still have significantly fewer powers and funding than counterparts in other developed countries. New local transport projects or training schemes depend on Whitehall for money and permission. We have long argued for greater devolution of the right resources and responsibilities so that cities can do more to reach their potential.

What are the latest developments in devolution?

How are the metro mayors doing?

The introduction of metro mayors is a major step forward for devolution in the UK.

Read about their ambitions and expert takes on their potential to transform their cities

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City Minutes
City Minutes: Urban Voices 2019

Series: City Minutes

Centre for Cities' Chief Executive Andrew Carter is joined by the think tank's Policy Officer Simon Jeffrey and Arup's Chief Economist Alexander Jan to discuss the 2019 Urban Voices City Leaders' Survey.

Podcast 6 Dec 2019