Leading the Localities: Executive Mayors in English Local Governance

Manchester University Press, 28 feb. 2013 - 241 páginas
This book, now available in paperback, is the result of national research conducted amongst England's directly elected mayors and the councillors that serve alongside them. It is the first such major publication to assess 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 fundamentally reconnect with citizens. It not only explores how English elected mayors are currently operating, but how the office could develop and, as such, is a major contribution to the debate about the governance of the English localities.

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a new form of local politics or a very English
Local political leadership and mayoral government
Running the council or leading the community?
the rights of mayors
a new style of English local politics?
lessons from overseas
a new and developing role or a diminished
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Página 215 - Act 2000 gave councils a power to "do anything which they consider is likely to achieve the promotion of the economic, social, and environmental well-being of the area".

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Colin Copus is Senior Lecturer in Local Politics at the Institute of Local Government Studies, the University of Birmingham.

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