Regional mayors face a rebellion over attempts to increase council tax bills



The Government’s new regional mayors are facing rebellions over attempts to impose an increase in council tax bills.
It’s the first real setback the mayors policy has faced.
Regional mayors are designed to help the Government achieve its goal of devolving power to the English regions.
Conservatives say creating a directly-elected mayor makes it easier to give a region extra cash, because they are more accountable.
And it’s fair to say that politicians such as West Midlands Mayor Andy Street, or Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham, have a higher profile than the average council leader.
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20 January 2018 in Regional West, Views: 40
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