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.
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The next prime minister needs to have a government programme that improves the lives of people in cities
Mayors: the run-up to 2020What Tim Bowles is doing about skills inequalities across the West of England
Despite few formal devolved powers, Tim Bowles has unveiled a package of measures to boost skills provision in the West of England.
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.
North of Tyne's new Mayor should focus on boosting the city region's economy.
A roundup of the key learnings from the recent North of Tyne mayoral hustings
Catch the full video of our Hustings ahead of the North of Tyne mayoral elections
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
Mayors: the run-up to 2020Power Surge: How England’s metro mayors are leading when Westminster can’t
The creation of metro mayors for England’s most populated cities was the biggest shake-up of local government in a generation