Cities Outlook 2023 – Launch Event

The launch of Cities Outlook 2023, Centre for Cities annual flagship publication.

Event starts at 11:00 - 12:30 on 31 January 2023 at Online, via Zoom

On 31st January 2023, Centre for Cities launched Cities Outlook 2023, our annual flagship publication and comprehensive health check of the UK’s cities.

A range of city leaders and policy experts joined us for this launch event to share their reflections on the report and and their outlook for the UK’s cities in 2023.

In addition to setting out the state of the UK’s cities across a range of indicators, Cities Outlook highlights a different major challenge facing urban Britain each year, with this year’s publication revealing the scale and geography of economic inactivity. 


Dehenna Davison, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Levelling Up

Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester

Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol and Chair of the LGA City Regions Board

Councillor Abi-Brown, Leader of Stoke on Trent

Torsten Bell, Chief Executive, Resolution Foundation

Dr Jennifer Dixon, Chief Executive, Health Foundation

Tony Wilson, Director, Institute for Employment Studies

Stephen Bush, Columnist and Associate Editor, Financial Times

Chair: Andrew Carter, Chief Executive, Centre for Cities

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