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LOCAL COUNCILLORS IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE

StatusFinished
Period1/02/081/08/09

Description

This project formed the UK part of the larger Municipal Assemblies in European Local Governance research project. It entailed in the sending a questionnaire to local councillors in the UK about their roles, attitudes, and experiences of being a local councillor. Their responses were shared with research teams across Europe who had conducted similar exercises to form a large comparative dataset about local councillors in Europe.

Key findings

Findings are summarised in the book 'Local councillors in Europe', edited by Bjorn Egner, David Sweeting, and Pieter-Jan Klok, published in 2013 by Springer VS. https://www.springer.com/us/book/9783658018566

Structured keywords

  • SPS Centre for Urban and Public Policy Research

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