We are dedicated to improving the economies of the UK's largest cities and towns

Read more

Latest

English devolution bill
The first 100 days
Labour doesn’t need to rush devolution 

Anthony Breach

The first 100 days of any Government are always a frantic time in politics. Right at this moment, new ministers and civil servants are beavering away on scrapping old ideas, introducing new...

Blog Post 17 Jul 2024

Current issues

General election 2024

The economy, housing and planning were key themes in the general election campaign. But these issues played out very differently across the country. Centre for Cities’ election section shows how looking at geography changes and deepens understanding of these issues

Page 30 May 2024
Productivity

Productivity is a measure of how much an economy gets out for the inputs that are put into it, and improvements in it are what determines increases in standards of living. This is why the UK’s poor productivity performance, both in terms of levels and growth, is so concerning – this underperformance hits people in the pocket.

Page 22 Oct 2018

Cities Outlook 2024

As well as providing a deep dive into the latest economic data on the UK’s cities and largest towns, Cities Outlook 2024 looks back at how cities have fared since 2010.

Upcoming events

Latest podcasts

Partner with us

We actively look to partner with like-minded businesses, universities and funders to help us realise our ambition to improve the economic performance of the UK's largest cities and towns.

Find out how to partner with us