The candidates have prepared proposals and new ideas for their cities. Anthony Breach sets out what they mean for cities and urban politics more generally.
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People up and down the country have one clear message for Government: Give us the powers and resources to make the right decisions for our areas.
Metro mayors have already changed the English constitution, but they need to do more than just win elections to be able to speak on behalf of the public.
This briefing sets out three policy priorities for the new metro mayor after the election to address the biggest issues facing Liverpool City Region's economy.
Jonn Elledge reflects on the findings of Centre for Cities' new polling to gauge current public perceptions on metro mayors and devolution.
There is overwhelming public support for devolution to many of England’s largest cities according to Centre for Cities’ polling by Savanta ComRes ahead of the metro mayor elections in May 2021.
In May 2021, nearly 20 million people in England will be choosing city-region mayors. What are metro mayors and what do they do?
Ensuring young people across the UK have access to relevant, good quality post-16 education and training options must be part of the Government's ‘levelling up’ agenda.
Writing for UK in a Changing Europe, Andrew Carter argues that a post-Brexit England should shift power down to directly elected mayors.