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Housing should be a made a human right in the same way as education and health, the mayor of Greater Manchester has said today.
Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has proposed an amnesty for ‘rogue landlords’ in an attempt to drive them out of the private rented sector.
The new mayor of Sheffield City Region should quickly introduce a ‘clean air charge’ when they take office, address skills gaps and bolster commercial centres, according to a think tank.
Residents in London will be balloted on any new regeneration plans affecting their estates, under plans announced by the mayor today.
With the news that no new devolution deals were agreed last year, Mark Whitehead explores why the policy seems to have come to a grinding halt.
Seven regional and city-wide mayors have come together for the first time to call for a major new programme of devolution to city regions.
A local government think tank has told Whitehall they cannot ‘cherry pick’ what powers are handed down locally and has called for ‘radical change’ to help councils tackle major challenges.
Anyone found guilty of serious crimes will be banned from serving on local councils under new rules, local government minister says.
England’s directly-elected mayors should create a ‘new golden age of civic philanthropy’ by attracting donations to their cities, charity says.
Rhodri Davies explores how mayors can jump-start a new culture of civic philanthropy.