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Has the introduction of directly elected mayors advanced or detracted from democratic innovation in English local government?

Fenwick, John and Elcock, Howard (2014) Has the introduction of directly elected mayors advanced or detracted from democratic innovation in English local government? Democratic Audit Blog (06 Mar 2014). Website.

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Abstract

Despite very limited adoption of directly elected mayors in English local government, the reform has remained popular with national political leaders from both the Conservative and Labour parties. In this post John Fenwick and Howard Elcock consider why, and explore how elected mayors pose a challenge for several other aspects of local democracy.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2014 Democratic Audit UK; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2014 08:34
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2020 23:09
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/57526

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