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City Minutes: Will the Government’s plan level up the UK?

Paul Swinney assesses the long-awaited Levelling Up White Paper

Podcast published on 3 February 2022

After two years of speculation, the Government has now published its Levelling Up White Paper – a blueprint designed to reconfigure the UK’s economic, political and social geographies and spread prosperity across the country.

For this episode of City Minutes, Andrew Carter spoke to Centre for Cities Director of Policy and Research Paul Swinney to get the Centre’s initial reaction to the Government’s plans.

You can read all of Centre for Cities research on levelling up here.

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