As the lockdown in response to the Coronavirus pandemic begins to ease, Centre for Cities tracks the recovery of high streets in Britain's cities and large towns.
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The benefits of the Government’s u-turn will be felt most in cities and large towns in the North of England and the Midlands where pupils are more likely to be disadvantaged.
Our new high streets recovery tracker shows that successful city centres have seen the largest falls in footfall. Valentine Quinio on why this is likely to be driven by significant reductions in the share of people coming from outside the city.
How should the Government roll back its support in a way that allows growth to occur across the country?
Unemployment claimant counts are up everywhere in the country, with cities and large towns with weaker economies in the North and Midlands most affected.
There is a concern that school closures – albeit necessary for public health reasons – will further widen the gap between children living in disadvantaged areas and their better off peers.
The UK population has risen steadily over the last decade, increasing by 7.5 per cent between 2008 and 2018. However, UK cities have experienced different scales of population growth. Cities in...
Senior Analyst and co-author of Cities Outlook 2020 Kathrin Enenkel on how polluted air is killing thousands of people each year, and particularly affects people living in southern cities.
Despite the continued strength of cities in the Greater South East, some of them have seen their populations fall
Access to quality education is hugely uneven across the country. Tackling this problem should be a top priority for leaders.