When it comes to the role of its mayors, the UK is lagging behind

Sophie Gaston's blog on the "Mayor of the Year" award was posted on CityMetric.

Press release published on 10 February 2015

Last week, the City Mayors Foundation think tank announced the winner of the biennial “Mayor of the Year” award, which recognises outstanding leadership by mayors of global cities and city-regions.

The prize aims to showcase the achievements of mayors who have conceptualised and enacted strategic visions for the development of their cities, and which can be used as basis for economic regeneration in other places throughout the world. Finalists from across the world, including Bristol’s George Ferguson and Liverpool’s Joe Anderson, all competed for this year’s title.

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