Writing for UK in a Changing Europe, Andrew Carter argues that a post-Brexit England should shift power down to directly elected mayors.
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The launch of our annual health-check of UK cities
City TalksCity Talks: Tony Travers on the Mayor of London
LSE's Professor Tony Travers discussing two decades of the London mayoralty.
The recent stand off between Andy Burnham and the Government shouldn't be seen as a failure of devolution, it shows that it's working. But there's still more to be done.
If metro mayors are defunded, sidelined or even scrapped then the Prime Minister’s levelling-up agenda will fail, and ultimately so, too, will his government argues Andrew Carter.
In May 2021, nearly 20 million people in England will be choosing city-region mayors. What are metro mayors and what do they do?
While Central Government is having to deal with the effects of the pandemic, now is exactly the right time to be devolving responsibility and resources to cities and towns across the country, argues Andrew Carter.
Paul Swinney sets out the inherent problems with English local government, and our proposals for reform.
Our recent paper 'Levelling up Local Government in England' sparked much debate. Here’s a round-up and response to the main themes.
Andrew Carter calls for the Government to press ahead with local government reform and empower cities and towns to find solutions to their challenges.