No "regional mayors" should be imposed say north east Liberal Democrats http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-33451224

July 10, 2015 4:27 PM

Local people should be consulted via a referendum, bullying by central government should be resisted.

We want power devolved to the lowest possible level - but those on the receiving end must be ready and able to pick up the baton.