We examine why a one-size-fits-all approach to solving cities’ challenges does not work
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We are working with the Fast Growth Cities Group to host a high level event to discuss how to harness their growth for the good of the whole national economy.
The report rightly highlights the importance of high-skilled migrants, but underplays the role of low-skilled workers in cities
Cities will be hit hardest by shortfalls in EU migration – the Government’s new immigration system needs to reflect this
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.
Cities around the world are trying to reduce carbon emissions, this briefing showcases some of them.
The example of Nottingham shows how a Workplace Parking Levy can generate funding for public transport and free up land
The Chancellor has trailed some good ideas ahead of the Budget – but not the substantial reforms needed to address housing shortages
Six months of the metro mayorsJames Palmer: “The challenges as metro mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough have been significant, but so have the opportunities”
We’ve invited each of the metro mayors to reflect on their time in office so far. Here, James Palmer writes about the first six months of his mayoralty
Six months of the metro mayorsSix months of James Palmer: the outlook in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
The mayor oversees a difficult political geography, but is making headway in tackling the city region’s housing and transport needs