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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 ...
Councillors’ Perspectives on Democratic Legitimacy in English Local Government: Politics Through Provision?
(Taylor and Frances, 2014-05-22)
Much has been made of the dual polity concept of local government. By comparison less has been made of conceptualising local government’s dual purpose role. The political and service provision roles of local government ...
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 ...