Just in case you weren’t sure – and who can be really sure of anything, in Salford, certainly – this is an article that explains where the idea of electing Mayors in Britain came from, and how the first ten years of it went. (It went.) Meanwhile, Salford is still on track to have the Mayoral election on Thursday, 3rd May, and my book about it happening is still here.

What electing a Mayor really means