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Efficiency, Austerity and Infrastructure - Full Discussion

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Former Deputy Prime Minister argues for directly elected mayors

In March, the Local Government Channel attended the Commonwealth and Local Government Forum's biannual meeting to discuss the diverse ways the world is approaching global recession. Ciaran Flannery chairs the debate which covers stimulative measures in South Africa, the collectivisation of debt in New Zealand, and shared services in Canada - and the importance of making the most out of tough times.


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