It’s your vote

Should elected mayors be allowed to take on additional high-profile roles?

A ROW has erupted over Hartlepool mayor Stuart Drummond’s appointment as chairman of the Cleveland Police Authority.

Mayor Drummond was appointed into his new role on Tuesday, but questions were quickly raised over whether he would have the time to carry out his new duties without reducing the work he carries out as town leader.

Today we ask: Should elected mayors be allowed to take on additional high-profile roles?