For the first time in British history a directly elected mayor has become Prime Minister – what might this mean for cities?
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City TalksCity Talks: Neil O’Brien MP on building a strong national economy from the bottom up
In this episode of City Talks, Andrew Carter is joined by Neil O’Brien MP to discuss rebalancing the UK economy from the bottom up, and Onward think tank's recent report, Firing On All Cylinders.
The historical legacy of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will hinge upon their ability – or lack of – to unite the country and deliver an orderly Brexit
Metro mayors are now established in many English cities, but Lord Heseltine argues they’re still waiting for many of the tools needed to do their job.
Despite its limitations, five years on the Northern Powerhouse still resonates with policymakers – long may it continue
The next prime minister needs to have a government programme that improves the lives of people in cities
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.
What the most recent Bank of England speech did and didn’t say about the role of place in the national economy.
North of Tyne's new Mayor should focus on boosting the city region's economy.
Japanese CitiesWould you give some of your council tax to your hometown?
In Japan's more successful cities, workers have the option of giving some of their local taxes to less prosperous places.