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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How should the Government roll back its support in a way that allows growth to occur across the country?
The lockdown will likely accelerate the decline of the high street in some places. A focused, long-term effort is required to help them recover and thrive again.
Latest research finds that people in large cities and towns in Northern England and Wales have the most household debt and will be hit hardest in the economic downturn.
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...
As the UK exits the EU, what does the profile of exports up and down the country mean for the nature of future trade deals?
General Election 2019What should the new government do to help our high streets and city centres?
Not all high streets are struggling — those that are thriving are doing so because they function well as places of work. For this reason, policies to address the decline of high streets must also address the underlying economic causes if they are to be success.
While politicians and commentators despair at the US’s proposed trade tariffs, they marvel at local level policies that attempt to do the exact same thing
Access to quality education is hugely uneven across the country. Tackling this problem should be a top priority for leaders.
Election 2017General Election 2017 Issue 7: Trade and exports
Signing trade deals with countries around the world is no easy task, and most cities' exports go to the EU