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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 the Rt Hon Vince Cable, Louise Marston & Gavin Kelly about the recent industrial strategy.
This briefing outlines priorities for the West of England and offers steps to help the new metro mayor effect change 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.
Essential reading from our back catalogue on the key issues in the Government’s industrial strategy
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?
How the Government can make business rates system more efficient and make the most of devolution