'Business as usual' amid end of metro mayor rumours

By Sam Clayden | 22 August 2016

Whitehall has denied claims that Theresa May is planning to axe controversial plans to impose directly elected mayors on regions as a prerequisite to devolution. 

According to The Times, the prime minister does not share former chancellor George Osborne’s enthusiasm for metro mayors – a policy many parts of the country viewed as a deal-breaker for their devolution ambitions.

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