Voters North of the River Tyne will pick their first metro mayor in May, here we outline some priorities for them to consider.
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The Government’s rejection of the One Yorkshire devolution is an opportunity to give Yorkshire’s cities the powers they need to thrive
A small real terms increase in ‘core spending power’ for local government won’t end the squeeze on council budgets for things such as libraries, parks and economic development.
As the Government launches its Clean Air Strategy, we examine whether it goes far enough in improving cities’ economies as well as their environment
Cities need to address the skills gaps which prevent many people making the most of existing connections
Greater Manchester metro mayor Andy Burnham urged a government occupied by Brexit to give more power over to cities - but cities must be responsive too.
The review does not fully address issues around LEP public accountability and spending in non-mayoral areas
The steps leaders can take to ensure places benefit from the social and economic opportunities offered by digital connectivity
Reflections on what last week’s results mean for urban and national politics
Overcoming local political disagreements will be crucial in making a success of the mayoral office