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Cities Outlook 2017 explores how much British cities exports, what they are, and to where.
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Andrew talks to Katie Schmuecker and Dr Neil Lee about inclusive growth.
This briefing outlines priorities for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and offers steps to help the new metro mayor make an impact in their first term.
In May 2017 some of England’s biggest cities will vote for their first directly elected metro mayor. To prepare for these elections, Centre for Cities will be convening events and publishing research on what the top priorities for the new mayors should be.
Where graduates move and why
This briefing outlines priorities for the West Midlands and offers steps to help the new metro mayor affect change in their first term.
Alexandra Jones’ take on a budget in which UK cities were lower on the agenda than in recent years
Why firms locate where they do
In May 2017 a number of metro mayors will be elected in cities and counties across England, but what are they and what will they do?
Budget announcements on T-levels and lifelong learning could make a big difference in preparing people for the changing nature of work – if the Government sees them through