From industrial revolution to knowledge revolution

Paul Swinney writes for Progress Online about our Century for Cities report and the implications of its findings for the Labour Party.

Press release published on 6 March 2015 by Paul Swinney

In the United Kingdom we have a long history of attributing the struggles of cities outside of the south of England to the decline of more traditional industries. Politicians from all parties have sought to reverse these trends, but in seeking to improve city economies by replicating the industries of the past, we risk preventing these places from fulfilling their potential in the 21st century economy.

Read the rest of the article on Progress Online.