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The coalition plans to reinvigorate local political leadership in major cities with elected mayors: will local electorates say “Yes” this time?

By Wyn Grant


Directly electing mayors on the London model is back on the political agenda. Eleven core English cities will be voting in May 2012 to decide whether they want to have one. These votes may radically increase the number of elected mayors and set city government decisively on a new path. But there may be fierce resistance may from local politicians and political parties who prefer the council model. Professor Wyn Grant reviews the field of debate

Topics: JA Political science (General), JS Local government Municipal government
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
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Provided by: LSE Research Online

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