Current issues

We focus on the biggest national policy challenges that affect cities, and offer policy recommendations for both national and local governments on how to address them.

Brexit

High Streets

Housing

The future of work

Devolution

What lies beneath?

Simon Jeffrey

A small real terms increase in ‘core spending power’ for local government won’t end the squeeze on council budgets for things such as libraries, parks and economic development.

Blog Post 11 Feb 2019

Productivity