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Data from this month's update shows signs of recovery in most cities and large towns, but for a few, significant challenges remain.
The Commonwealth Games are due to take place in Birmingham in just over a year. Anthony Breach explores how the city can ensure a legacy is left that allows its city centre economy to flourish.
The idea that recent growth of cities has come at the expense of towns has become a mantra. The problem is, it isn’t true.
The Williams-Shapps plan for rail is a step in the right direction but stops short of where it needs to go by keeping power in the centre, away from local government.
Planning reform and levelling up sit at the forefront of the Government’s policy agenda with goals of solving the housing crisis and regional inequality. As Anthony Breach explains, although treated as separate initiatives, they are in fact intertwined.
Re-elected Metro Mayor of Tees Valley Ben Houchen must aim for long-term economic growth to improve standards of living for residents in the city-region.
Andrew Carter explores what the eight newly elected metro mayors should focus on.
Senior Analyst Anthony Breach provides in-depth analysis on the results of the 2021 metro mayoral elections, warning that a voting system change to first past the post would be detrimental to the devolution agenda.
As the first Labour Mayor for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Nik Johnson should focus on reducing inequalities in the combined authority ensuring everyone can benefit from the growth in the area.
The West Midlands has been hit hard by the pandemic and Andy Street will need to focus on skills, businesses and transport to build back better.