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Local leadership and Local-Self Government: Avoiding the Abyss
(Lex Localis, Journal of Local Self Government, 2017-01)
A series of trends have emerged across Europe which have stimulated change in local government, local democracy and local leadership particularly where local government and local leaders have had to respond to crisis, ...
Decentralisation, Democratisation and Delivery: English Sub-municipal Devolution
(Palgrave MacMillian, 2018-01)
Local Government in England has long experiment with decentralisation and devolution within its own territorial boundaries. Those experiments have partly been driven by political values that favour passing functions and ...
The Brexit Referendum: Testing the Support of Elites and their Allies for Democracy; or, Racists, Bigots and Xenophobes, Oh My!
The referendum on the United Kingdom’s continued membership of the European Union was the largest exercise in mass public democracy in political history. Yet, the result of that referendum has seen a sustained campaign by ...
The BNP in local government.
Are Independent Councillors Really Conservatives in Disguise?
(Taylor and Francis, 2013-10-09)
A feature of English local political folk-lore is the belief among national political parties, that Independent councillors are Conservatives in disguise. Yet, little evidence is given to support this idea because little ...
The scope and challenges of the financial crisis.
(Policy Press, 2011)
There are just over 20,000 councillors across England, Scotland and Wales and, in 2016, some 85 per cent of them come from one of the three main, UK-wide national political parties: Conservative, Labour or Liberal Democrat. ...