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To boost the economy, reduce inequality, and address the causes of Brexit, the next government should focus on not just boosting national housebuilding numbers, but on planning reform to ensure that those new houses are located in the cities with the highest demand.
When it comes to devolution, the Tory plans need more elaboration while Labour is taking a more centralist tone, says Director of Policy and Research Paul Swinney.
When the UK goes to the polls on 12 December, how much difference will where people live make to how likely they are to vote? Paul Swinney looks at which towns and cities had the highest and lowest turnouts in 2017.
Latest data released by the ONS reveals stark variations in the gender pay gap between cities. Tatjana Neuhuber explores the the degree to which women in different cities are affected by unequal wages.
A five point plan to improve cities' prosperity and re-balance the national economy.
The next Government should prioritise urban transport improvements and give cities the power to deliver them.
The nature of self-employment varies starkly across the country; ensuring that legislation adequately supports self-employed people will be particularly important in places with weaker labour markets.
Not all high streets are struggling — those that are thriving are doing so because they function well as places of work. For this reason, policies to address the decline of high streets must also address the underlying economic causes if they are to be success.
If politicians want to solve the housing crisis, they need to target housebuilding in the most expensive cities, argues Anthony Breach.
Two big domestic issues that the next government will be pressed to address are the UK economy’s poor productivity performance and the north-south divide. Paul Swinney argues that these challenges are one of the same.