This timely book is the first to take a close historical look at Ken Livingstone s London. It examines the development of London governance from the demise of the Greater London Council to the establishment of the Greater London Authority. The authors investigate the working of Mayor and Assembly, unravel the underlying politics of London and explore policy debates about transport, crime, and economic development. Finally they pose a question of key importance, not just to Londoners, but also to those interested in urban governance throughout the world: to what extent can the creation of new institutions and instruments of government give a major city the sense of being a political community?As with LPAC and LBGC, its members were derived by nomination from all the London boroughs and the City Corporation. In addition ... LFCDAa#39;s 33 members, appointed by each of the London boroughs and the City Corporation, were accountable to their constituent local councils. Some ... A key issue for the post- GLC capital was the future, if any, of the Inner London Education Authority (ILEA). Prior toanbsp;...
|Author||:||Ben Pimlott, Nirmala Rao|
|Publisher||:||OUP Oxford - 2002-05-02|