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Universities should build relationships with mayoral candidates

1 November 2016
Depending on who you ask, an elected mayor is essential for getting things done, or a waste of public money. But universities should make it their business to work with the mayoral candidates in their region.

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Universities playing key role in devolution deals

15 June 2016
England's 10 devolution deals now cover 16.1 million people. More deals are likely to follow, and universities are playing a key role through their leadership, skills training and national and international links.

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Universities – making the most of devolution and localism

7 March 2016
James Ransom examines the implications for universities following the passage of the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill.