North of Tyne's new Mayor should focus on boosting the city region's economy.
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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.
Catch the full video of our Hustings ahead of the North of Tyne mayoral elections
Japanese CitiesWhat does Japan tell us about the potential for fiscal devolution?
Japan’s local government funding model demonstrates that it is possible to achieve both tax devolution to encourage growth and an adequate level of funding for public services across a country
Mayors: the run-up to 2020Why London’s Ultra Low Emissions Zone is good policy
If successful, the ULEZ will save lives and demonstrate the benefits of city devolution.
This briefing sets out what the incoming North of Tyne metro mayor needs to prioritise in order to bring about tangible improvements to the region
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.
Scotland’s new council finance plans will empower city leaders to manage their finances according to local need, the rest of the UK should follow their lead.
Amid commuter discontent about annual fare rises, we take a look at city leaders’ priorities for urban transport reform