Sector to step up anti-mayor lobbying

By Dan Peters | 02 August 2023

The sector is to step up its lobbying for the Government to use its King’s Speech to end its fixation on elected leaders, The MJ understands.

Council leaders have been told that only those asking for level three deals, which require the adoption of a mayor, will get priority in devolution talks with Whitehall.

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