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Electing mayors for more English cities would increase local democratic accountability and widen political participation. But the government must grant them real power and freedom

Sims, Sam (2011) Electing mayors for more English cities would increase local democratic accountability and widen political participation. But the government must grant them real power and freedom. British Politics and Policy at LSE (07 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

England’s biggest cities will soon vote on whether or not they want to be run by directly elected mayors. The Institute for Government’s Sam Sims argues that mayoral governance offers significant benefits, but the centre must give mayors real power if the government is to achieve its decentralisation ambitions

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2011 13:26
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/38961/

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