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26.6.08

Elected Mayor for Kernow

Two left of centre think tanks have proposed more elected mayors as a solution to the English question.

Both the Institue for Public Policy Research and the New Local Government Network have proposed elected mayors as a response to the asymmetric devolution that has seen power devolved to Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales but not England. Obviously the Cornish question is at no point mentioned but nevertheless would directly elected mayors with powers over local police, transport, health services and more be of interest? Would a single elected mayor for Cornwall be conceivable?

The full article here

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