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Brexit may be the Government’s immediate priority, but the housing crisis is not going away. We need to solve the housing shortage to address the political and economic divides across the...
May 2020 will see nearly 17 million people in England choosing city-region mayors in Greater London and Manchester, West Midlands, Liverpool City Region and Tees Valley. What are they and what do they do?
Mayors: the run-up to 2020How Dan Jarvis uses his limited powers to improve Sheffield’s skills provision
The Sheffield City Region authority doesn’t yet have the powers of other metro mayors, but the mayor’s support of the Sheffield Children’s University highlights how he can still target the challenges his area faces.
Catch up with our event discussing what the end of austerity could mean for Doncaster
Overcoming local political disagreements will be crucial in making a success of the mayoral office
We hosted a hustings event ahead of the Sheffield City Region Mayor election with the Sheffield City Region Chambers of Commerce
Ahead of the election of the first Sheffield City Region metro mayor, this briefing sets out what they should prioritise.
The economic rationale of devolution has been lost. The Government needs to recover it to make the best possible success of this agenda.
Getting ready for mayorsWill the new metro mayors be able to take the tough decisions their cities need?
New metro mayors will have less executive power than the Mayor of London. Getting things done will mean taking action outside their formal remit.