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Leading the Localities: Executive Mayors in English Local Governance

Colin Copus


This book is the result of national research conducted amongst England's directly elected mayors and the councillors that serve alongside them. It assesses the impact on local politics of this new office and fills a gap in our understanding of how the Local Government Act 2000 has influenced local governance. The book also draws from a range of research that has focused on elected mayors—in England and overseas—to set out how the powers, roles and responsibilities of mayors and mayoral councils would need to change if English local politics is to reconnect fundamentally with citizens. It not o ... More

Keywords: directly elected mayors, councillors, English local politics, Local Government Act, local governance, mayoral councils, citizens, English localities, responsibilities of mayors, England

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780719071867
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719071867.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Colin Copus, author