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The Government's plans to level up the UK economy pose a problem for the metro mayor manifestos argues Andy Westwood.
While the Budget was trailed as being a response to Corona virus, the chancellor still made time in his hour-long speech to announce a number of policies to help the Government’s levelling up agenda.
The near-total ban on housebuilding in the Green Belt forces homes to be built in less suitable locations such as flood plains.
The collapse of FlyBe has led to questions about the negative local economic impact the loss of connectivity will have on places served by the airline. But Paul Swinney argues that this impact is likely to be overstated.
Transport, skills and taxation should be top of the mayor's agenda after the May election according to Clive Memmott, Chief Executive of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.
Where are all the UK's new homes being built? Paul Swinney and Anthony Breach reveal the geography of the housing crisis.
The UK population has risen steadily over the last decade, increasing by 7.5 per cent between 2008 and 2018. However, UK cities have experienced different scales of population growth. Cities in...
‘Activating’ the economically inactive should be top of the Government agenda, but it should be realistic about whether it can fill the gaps the new immigration system will create.
When comparing the latest deprivation data to nitrogen dioxide background concentration data, the relationship is clear: the most polluted areas are also disproportionately poorer.
Local data is crucial to understand the reasons behind the UK’s economic divide and what this means for the ‘levelling-up’ agenda.