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Cities Outlook 2017 explores how much British cities exports, what they are, and to where.
Join Andrew Carter as he explores the major issues and developments that have affected UK cities in recent years, and some of the big challenges they face in the years ahead.
This month Andrew talks to Ed Lister and Neale Coleman to learn about the positives and the pitfalls that a mayoralty can bring.
The second in our briefing series looks at the geography of the UK economy and why this matters for the industrial strategy.
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.
The halt to the legislation process caused by the snap election will have a big impact on cities and the new metro mayors
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?
Ed Clarke rounds up the most important points from Greater Manchester’s mayoral manifestos