Should Bristol have a directly elected mayor?

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Date: 02 May 2012
Venue: UWE, Frenchay Campus, Room 1R026, R Block
Time: 13:00-14:00

On 3 May the City of Bristol is holding a referendum.
Citizens will vote on whether to change the way we are governed. Bristol, like other large cities in England, must decide whether it wants a Directly Elected Mayor.

But is a Mayor a good idea or a bad idea?


International experience with city leadership

Professor Robin Hambleton, UWE

Why Bristol needs an Elected Mayor

Dr David Sweeting, University of Bristol

Why an Elected Mayor is a bad idea

Professor Alex Marsh, University of Bristol

Come along to the debate and hear the views of speakers for and against a Directly Elected Mayor.

All are welcome and there is no need to book.

The debate is also taking place on 3 May at 15:30-16:30, University of Bristol, Room 2D3, Social Science Complex, Priory Road, Bristol

Cost: Free
Contact: Prof Robin Hambleton
Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 83195

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