City Talks: The Politics of Cities ahead of the Local Elections

Andrew talks to Tom Clarkson, Jonn Elledge and David Kirkby about what to expect in the Local Elections on 5th May.

Podcast published on 7 April 2016

In this month’s episode, Andrew looks at how the politics of cities have changed since the General Election, and what we can expect from the Local Elections on the 5th May. The conversation touches on the influence of national politics on the local campaigns, how party divisions on devolution and austerity might affect the result, and what the impact of new directly-elected mayors will have on the standing of local politics. Joining Andrew are Tom Clarkson, Research Team Leader at ComRes, Jonn Elledge, Editor of CityMetric, and David Kirkby Senior Research Fellow at Bright Blue.

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