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In the latest city-by-city health check, we reflect on the government's intention to create a high wage, low welfare economy and look at which cities are likely to achieve this.
You can find city-by-city stats on our new data tool (beta).
Alexandra Jones writes in ConHome about this year's Cities Outlook, and how the Conservatives can deliver a high-wage low-welfare economy
Andrew Carter talks to the NLGN's Simon Parker about his new book Taking Power Back.
Andrew Carter hosts our monthly podcast series taking the long view on issues that affect cities with a revolving panel of experts.
How increasing local tax-raising powers can incentivise cities to grow.
How can local areas use their public assets to support local economic growth and financial returns?
Jobs in Southend are low-wage compared to other cities, but many residents commute to higher paid jobs elsewhere.
What do businesses really think of devolution to city-regions?
Our annual health check of small and medium sized businesses across the UK's 64 largest cities.
Trying to limit spending on housing benefit will not in itself deliver a low welfare economy.