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Big Shot or Long Shot?: How elected mayors can help drive economic growth in England's cities

We explain how the mayoral model has the potential to overcome some of the barriers to growth that cities face.

Kate Blatchford Paul Swinney Rachel Smith

Institute for Government and Centre for Cities joint report that sets out how the mayoral model has the potential to overcome some of the barriers to growth that cities face.

'Big Shot or Long Shot?' urges the government to:

  • devolve more powers to mayors through the Localism Bill
  • give cities the freedom to bid for 'metro mayors' with additional powers
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Institute for Government

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