Listen back to our event discussing the new Mayor of Tees Valley, held in Middlesbrough on 14 June 2016.
Full audio of our event in Middlesbrough discussing priorities for the new Mayor of Tees Valley, who will be elected in May 2017. Suggestions included action on skills and transport, further accelerating the devolution process, and the need to be a figurehead championing the city region. On the panel were Cllr Sue Jeffrey, Former Chair of the Tees Valley Combined Authority and Leader of Redcar & Cleveland, Prof John Mawson, Director of the Institute for Local Governance, and Rachel Anderson, Head of Policy and Representation at the North East Chamber of Commerce, and the event was chaired by Alexandra Jones, Chief Executive of Centre for Cities.
See the findings from our poll on voter priorities for the new Tees Valley Metro Mayor here. Our briefing on the Tees Valley economy, laying out some of the priorities for the new Mayor, is here.
You can download the audio of the event as a podcast here (right click or save as). You can subscribe to the Centre for Cities podcast on iTunes. The rss feed url is http://centreforcities.podbean.com/feed/.