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Telling the Local: Storytelling and Localism

In the Warwick Commission’s Report on Mayors, the authors emphasised the importance of being able to tell a story about a place: ‘Mayors will be powerful if they can tell a strong story on behalf of their place that creates a sense … Continue reading

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Ask Not What You Can Do For Localism But What Localism Can Do For You

The Warwick Commission’s has published its report on Mayors just in time to be influential in the run up to local elections. It’s a great product linking academic theory with policy. The Commission consists of key national figures (mostly political … Continue reading

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A Mayor for Bristol?

Last night’s debate about whether we should have a Mayor for Bristol was busy, energetic and felt like the start of something. The referendum whether to have a mayor will take place on local election day, May 3rd. If a city … Continue reading

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