This report sets out how the Government should use the devolution white paper to reorganise and simplify local government to level up the country.
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General Election 20192020 vision — What does Thursday’s vote mean for May’s Metro Mayor elections
One joy of a rare winter election is that it is now only four and a half months until the next chance for people to vote: May 2020 will see nearly 17 million people in England choosing city-region...
The National Infrastructure Commission’s new Next Steps for Cities programme raises important questions about the role of governance and politics in aiding – or frustrating – infrastructure delivery
We will be partnering with the Property Industry Alliance on an event to discuss investment opportunities in the West of England
City TalksCity Talks: Sir Richard Leese on Manchester’s urban revival
In discussion with Andrew Carter, Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester Combined Authority and a leading light in the core cities agenda, tells...
Overcoming local political disagreements will be crucial in making a success of the mayoral office
The economic rationale of devolution has been lost. The Government needs to recover it to make the best possible success of this agenda.
The new schemes have a welcome focus on the different challenges facing combined authorities, who can take advantage by building on innovation in other places
As combined authorities take on new powers over skills and apprenticeships, this workshop in partnership with the Learning & Work Institute will discuss practical policy solutions to support more people into work.
Simon Jeffrey rounds up the key debates among the candidates vying to become the city region’s metro mayor