Northern mayors wielding more power than devo deals suggest

By Ann McGauran | 16 August 2021

A hundred days after the May 2021 elections Northern mayors are wielding more power – particularly ‘soft’ power than their devolution deals suggest, says new analysis.

Research by IPPR North has found the mayors are now having a wide-ranging impact despite originally designed to have powers over their local economies and transport alone.

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