Defining City Regions
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The concept of 'City Regions' has been picked up by political leaders in the UK at both a national and local level. The concept has been used as the basis for a number of policy initiatives, but what lies behind the idea of a 'City Region' and what are the implications for governance and local identity if we start to think in these terms.
Professor Colin Crouch, Professor of Governance and Public Management at Warwick Business School, has studied City Regions for the OECD.