Propagating political power

Six new mayors were elected to lead the combined authority in their region on 4 May. GB looks at the leaders, and what their priorities are

A county council perspective for 2017

Cllr Philip Atkins outlines his hopes for the new year, including fairer funding for county authorities, the LGFS and social care

Recognising the potential in our cities

Cllr Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council and chair of Core Cities UK, explains why the answers to many post-Brexit questions lie in our cities

May’s U-turn on mayors

Following reports that regional mayor plans are to be scrapped, Jonathan Carr-West looks at the reasons behind the possible change of policy

Event Diary

The Emergency Services Show has developed over the past decade to offer emergency workers a great place to network and learn.

World of Learning will feature even more opportunities to discover the latest in learning and development (L&D) with over 100 exhibitors, The Technology Test Drive, Learning Design Live, live workshops, one-to-one consultations, free seminars and its renowned annual conference.