County council leaders have welcomed the requirement for newly-devolved local authorities to have directly-elected mayors being dropped.
New Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham is on a mission to convince the Government to strike further devolution deals across the north of England.
Local government leaders have called on all political parties to adopt its 10-point plan to boost local services and drive economic growth.
England’s mayors must unite to demand more devolved powers to improve local public services and boost trade post-Brexit, a leading think tank says.
Neil Merrick explores the expansion of parish council duties – and the subsequent rise in precepts.
The new metro mayors should put digital devolution at the ‘heart of their plans’, tech industry campaigners say.
Improvements in regional infrastructure could add £175bn to the economy by 2024, according to new research by the CBI.
A think tank has published a ‘blueprint’ for a complete overhaul of local governance in Scotland via the introduction of primary legislation.
Will devolved decision-making be the cure for the health and social care crisis? Phil Hopes investigates.
The new metro mayors will have the power to transform their city regions, but there has been little policy development for this purpose, progressive think tank says.