In May 2021, nearly 20 million people in England will be choosing city-region mayors. What are metro mayors and what do they do?
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Covid-19 has encouraged places to look for new sources of knowledge and new tools, but a lack of cohesiveness is limiting what can be done.
Our recent paper 'Levelling up Local Government in England' sparked much debate. Here’s a round-up and response to the main themes.
Tighter Covid-19 restrictions have not yet led to large falls in footfall in Manchester's local centres.
This report sets out how the Government should use the devolution white paper to reorganise and simplify local government to level up the country.
How should the Government roll back its support in a way that allows growth to occur across the country?
The Government has urged more people to cycle and walk, rather than drive, in response to the limits on public transport capacity that COVID-19 imposes. This would require a dramatic change in behaviour.
Our latest thinking on devolution in England
Mayors: the run-up to 2020Why Government plans to level up pose a challenge for metro mayor candidates
The Government's plans to level up the UK economy pose a problem for the metro mayor manifestos argues Andy Westwood.
Mayors: the run-up to 2020What should the next Mayor of Greater Manchester focus on?
Transport, skills and taxation should be top of the mayor's agenda after the May election according to Clive Memmott, Chief Executive of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.