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Elena Magrini and Pawel Adrjan join Andrew Carter to discuss the scale of the unemployment crisis facing different parts of the UK.
The scale and density of cities means that they offer more choice - not just for work but also play.
Some commentators have suggested that Covid will do in a couple of months what governments have tried to do for the last 80 years. This is very unlikely.
Cities are using their knowledge of their local area to support people train and find a job, but the support they can provide is limited by red tape.
Covid-19 has posed similar challenges to these cities, but has elicited very different responses.
The conversation about Coronavirus is mostly focussed on economic recovery. But not all urban areas are at the same stage of their fight against the virus.
Buses have demonstrated that they are the essential public transport during the pandemic. Now central government, cities and bus operators must build a compact to deliver a successful National Bus Strategy.
The increase of the threshold on stamp duty is most likely to encourage movement in cities in the Greater South East as well as giving homeowners in this area the greatest benefit.
The latest data shows that while no city or large town has high-take up of Job Retention Scheme but low claimant count, many do have high unemployment claims and lower levels of people on furlough.
Footfall data suggests that while smaller cities did see busy high streets, activity was sluggish in larger cities.