What we can learn from the election of the new 'metro mayors' and why there are reasons to be cheerful.
Young people are being left behind by today's politicians – but there is hope in Manchester and the region's upcoming mayoral race.
British people clearly want to 'take back control' – and Brexit might just give them the chance.
The Turnbull government's cities policy is the latest incarnation of 'the-Commonwealth-knows-best' approach, with little regard for whether urban issues are best resolved at the metropolitan level.
A closer look at the recent local elections can help to shine a light on the future of the "Northern Powerhouse" and its impact on local democracy in the North of England.