Burnley’s economic performance highlights the dangers of over-reliance on traditional manufacturing
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A greater focus on manufacturing will not bring greater prosperity to people living in struggling cities
The decline of the city’s performance in a number of key areas has important implications for the Industrial Strategies
Local economic data is often incomplete and problematic. Only by analysing how cities fare across the full range of indicators can we hope to gauge their performance.
Access to quality education is hugely uneven across the country. Tackling this problem should be a top priority for leaders.
How the Government can make business rates system more efficient and make the most of devolution
While it will help the housing market work more effectively, the white paper does not go far enough to recognise the housing needs of different places
Sustaining the growth of places like Birmingham and Manchester should be top priority in the Government’s strategy to increase opportunities across the country.
Outside Government, George Osborne can focus on the policies that will best promote prosperity across the North – boosting productivity in cities.
The new mayor is right to seek greater control over planning, but also faces difficult and contentious decisions.