In May 2017 six new metro mayors were elected in combined authorities across England, but what are they and what do they do?
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Mayors: the run-up to 2020Is Andy Burnham creating a buzz as Greater Manchester Mayor?
A look at the key developments on homelessness, transport and skills in Greater Manchester
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.
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.
Voters North of the River Tyne will pick their first metro mayor in May, here we outline some priorities for them to consider.
The private rented sector needs reform, but history, and economics tell us that rent controls do not work
The North of Tyne will be electing its first metro mayor on 2nd May 2019. The economic and political outlook for the North of Tyne metro mayor This page brings together the key facts and figures...