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It’s a Proper Job: Process, People and Power in an English City
(Taylor and Francis, 2014-07-29)
Sir Peter Soulsby, the Leicester South MP since 2005, resigned from Parliament to fight for what he called ‘a proper job’: the elected mayor of Leicester City. That office was elected on 5th May 2011, but before that event ...
Have Mayors Will Travel: Trends and Developments in the Direct Election of the Mayor: A Five-Nation Study
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016-09)
Whether citizens should directly elect the mayor or whether only councillors should be able to indirectly choose the local political to the exclusion of the public from the process, is one of the most controversial debates ...
Local Political Leaders
(Oxford University Press, 2014)
The way local political leaders construct a vision for their localities, develop support and followers and effect action are shaped by factors both within and beyond the control of the leader. The constitutional setting ...
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, ...