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Growing belief that councils have replaced government grants by charging for services is far from true.
The Bank of England’s new governor, Mark Carney, yesterday committed to leave interest rates unchanged until UK unemployment falls below 7 per cent.
"Boom Britain" The Evening Standard's headline last night seems a bit premature - whichever way you look at it. And Mark Carney agrees; interest rates will stay at 0.5 per cent until the unemployment rate falls below 7 per cent.
‘Rebalancing’ remains a mantra for Government. But the scales still tip towards our most affluent cities.
£12 billion. That’s the amount of bad debt the US city of Detroit had when it filed for bankruptcy this week—roughly equal to the yearly revenue spending of Manchester, Newcastle and Leeds combined. So, how does a city get itself into that position?
Paul Swinney argues that unless we address the undersupply of housing in the UK, the Government's new benefit cap will not deliver.
Now is a good time to debate London’s future. Major reports, setting the policy agenda, have been published in the last few weeks...
A week on from last Wednesday’s Spending Review and last Thursday’s ‘Investing in Britain’s Future’ statement, what more do we know about what it all means for cities?
Ben Harrison provides live commentary and analysis as Act Two of the 2013 Spending Review begins.
Ben Harrison provides live commentary on the Spending Review 2013