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The importance of political parties in county government
The chapter examines the organisation, activities and impact of party politics on the role of the county councillor as an elected representative. It will examine the way county councillors respond to party group demands ...
Citizen participation and changing governance: cases of devolution in England
(Policy Press, 2017-04-01)
The current process of devolving powers within England constitutes a significant change of governance arrangements. This process of devolution has been widely criticised for including insufficient consultation. This paper ...
The Uneven Governance of Devolution Deals in Yorkshire: Opportunities, Challenges and Local (Di)Visions
The Devolution Deals and Northern Powerhouse agenda has been presented by George Osborne as the making of a ‘ devolution revolution’ in the North of England. But while the signing of the ‘ Devo Manc’ agreement ...