BANES: A great double act. | An Elected Mayor for Bath and North East Somerset

When you think of the great double acts of history, names like Laurel & Hardy and Marks & Spencer come to mind; maybe even Ant & Dec

So Bath and North East Somerset might have again the choice of an historical decision, whhich many people did not fully understand yet

There has been some discussions regarding the referendum.  Its not about electing a Mayor of Bath, but a Mayor of Bath and North East Somerset.

The risk of higher cost

The additional cost £180,000 address: Bath and North East Somerset mayoral choice

Residents had to decide whether Bath & North East Somerset should be run by an elected mayor – or whether to maintain the current principle of a ‘Leader and Cabinet’ running the Council.

The outcome

Voters in Bath and North East Somerset have picked not to have a chosen leader. The outcome implies that the present framework will stay set up. BANES Council is driven by a pioneer picked by councilors.