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Rolling back Covid support measures is complicated, but a framework for thinking about it suggests a clearer way forward.
Our new high streets recovery tracker shows that successful city centres have seen the largest falls in footfall. Valentine Quinio on why this is likely to be driven by significant reductions in the share of people coming from outside the city.
New Job Retention Scheme data shows that firms in different places are taking varying decisions as to how to deal with the current uncertainty. This has implications for their ability to recover as the lockdown ends.
The Government has restated in recent weeks its commitment to 'levelling up' the economy once the current crisis subsides. But how should this be done?
Coronavirus lockdown restrictions are now lifting across the UK, but are people in cities making the most of their newfound freedom?
Interventions to get unemployed people back to work must be timely, tailored and localised.
Twenty years ago the economist Frances Cairncross predicted that communications technologies would lead to the spreading of jobs away from cities. In the decades since precisely the opposite has happened. But is Covid-19 about to change all that?
At its core, ending the housing shortage requires more homes. Yet at present, not enough houses are built in some cities, and arguably too many are built in others.
Clean Air Zones are often dismissed by critics as socially unfair. But this argument doesn’t consider who is most affected by polluted air.
The Government has abandoned its “stay at home” message, and replaced it with a “stay alert” approach. But which cities have reached the peak of infections? And should this inform a local approach to the easing of lockdown?