Whatever happened to local government? A review symposium

Ward, Kevin; Newman, Janet; John, Peter; Theodore, Nik; Macleavy, Julie and Cochrane, Allan (2015). Whatever happened to local government? A review symposium. Regional Studies, Regional Science, 2(1) pp. 434–456.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21681376.2015.1066266


This collection of contributions uses the 21nd anniversary of the publication of Allan Cochrane’s Whatever Happened to Local Government? (1993) to reflect on the state of contemporary English local government, and in the process assess the book’s intellectual legacy.

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