Reflecting on the results of the elections to the devolved parliaments in Scotland and Wales, Anthony Breach proposes that politicians should take inspiration from the popularity and success of the English metro mayors and embark on a wave of urban devolution.
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Last week, voters in the West of England elected Dan Norris as their metro mayor. Researcher Guilherme Rodrigues takes a closer look at what the mayor will have to do to raise public awareness of his role and support the city-region in its future growth.
City MinutesCity Minutes: What do the 2021 metro mayoral elections mean for England’s cities?
Anthony Breach on the results of England's 2021 metro mayoral elections and what they mean for urban politics.
Kathrin Enenkel sets out three policy priorities for the re-elected Mayor of London to focus on in order to build back better from the pandemic and ensure London excels in the long run.
Andy Burnham has been re-elected as the Mayor of Greater Manchester. Now he must build back better from the pandemic and improve the economy and people’s living standards for the long-term.
The first West Yorkshire metro mayor should focus on education, transport and city centre Covid recovery.
For the eight metro mayors, winning the election is only the beginning – their real task is to make their cities better, more prosperous places to live.
Clive Memmott, Chief Executive of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce outlines priorities for the incoming metro mayor to make their term of office a success.
England's incoming metro mayors will face challenges and opportunities that necessitate decisive action and collaboration.
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.