May 2020 will see nearly 17 million people in England choosing city-region mayors in Greater London and Manchester, West Midlands, Liverpool City Region and Tees Valley. What are they and what do they do?
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As the COVID-19 pandemic sends shockwaves through the labour market, Centre for Cities tracks the latest unemployment claim statistics across the UK's cities and largest towns.
As the lockdown in response to the Coronavirus pandemic varies across the country, Centre for Cities tracks the recovery of high streets in Britain's cities and large towns.
In the UK, competition for jobs has risen most in places where work was already hardest to find, raising concerns about widening geographic inequality.
Our recent paper 'Levelling up Local Government in England' sparked much debate. Here’s a round-up and response to the main themes.
This report sets out how the Government should use the devolution white paper to reorganise and simplify local government to level up the country.
Councils are expecting large shortfalls as a result of coronavirus over the next 18 months. Data shows that urban areas are feeling the strain more.
While the Chancellor made a series of national announcements in the Summer Statement, they will play out differently across the country.
Cities are taking the lead when it comes to reopening the high street, but they need national support to address outstanding challenges.
How should the Government roll back its support in a way that allows growth to occur across the country?