Current issues

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

Levelling up

Coronavirus

Housing

The future of the planning system in England

Anthony Breach

Ending the planning system’s rationing of homes through its discretionary granting of planning permissions is essential to end England’s systemic shortage of housing, and the housing crises in the most unaffordable cities and large towns.

Briefing 4 Nov 2020

The future of work

High Streets

Towns

Air pollution