A major academic study has been published on 2 July 2003 has found that all of the English regions could win a referendum on elected regional government. The study completed by Prof Charlie Jeffery, Director of the ESRC’s Devolution and Constitutional Change programme, analyses the responses to the Government’s soundings process conducted to assess the … Read moreAll English regions want a vote!
Reaching Out – the Government’s own report dismisses the current tier of regional government as confused and uncoordinated (Executive Summary February 2000) Chapter 1: Introduction 1. This study was one of the first to be conducted by the Performance and Innovation Unit. It took place during 1999. 2. The objective was to ascertain how central … Read moreReaching Out
Time for a Change – the North East Constitutional Convention come forward with a credible and strong model for devolution in the North East The Case for a New North East Assembly Report of the North East Constitutional Convention November 1999 Contents Summary 1 The work of the Convention 2 Key Issues 3 The Case … Read moreTime for a Change