I WELCOME MAYOR PLANS
THE recent agreement for Greater Manchester to introduce a ‘Metro Mayor’ for the city region as part of the devolution package should be a huge opportunity to freshen up our politics.
It will also help us to better understand what Stockport will get out of this arrangement.
There is a darkly angry and brooding mood of anti-politics in the air. It is fuelled by the monstrous ego of Russell Brand, but it is taking root because there’s a disconnection.