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Posted 10 April 2017
The College of Social Sciences was delighted to host the inaugural lecture of Professor Catherine Staite, Director for Public Sector Reform and part of the Institute for Local Government Studies (INLOGOV) on Wednesday 5 April 2017.
Posted 28 February 2017
Written by Professor Catherine Staite, Professor of Public Management. "The more people who turn out to vote for the mayor, the more able he or she will be to exercise their soft power in the region and to demand more powers from central government."
Posted 07 September 2016
The West Midlands Combined Authority is consulting on the way in which power will be distributed between the CA and the new, directly elected mayor, who'll be in post from May 2017.
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