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Electing mayors for more English cities would increase local democratic accountability and widen political participation. But the government must grant them real power and freedom

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England’s biggest cities will soon vote on whether or not they want to be run by directly elected mayors. The Institute for Government’s Sam Sims argues that mayoral governance offers significant benefits, but the centre must give mayors real power if the government is to achieve its decentralisation ambitions

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http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/38961/1/blogs.lse.ac.uk-Electing_mayors_for_more_English_cities_would_increase_local_democratic_accountability_and_widen_poli.pdf

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