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.
How should the Government roll back its support in a way that allows growth to occur across the country?
Coronavirus lockdown restrictions are now lifting across the UK, but are people in cities making the most of their newfound freedom?
Unemployment claimant counts are up everywhere in the country, with cities and large towns with weaker economies in the North and Midlands most affected.
Valentine Quinio on how density plays a smaller role in the spread of Coronavirus than socioeconomic factors.
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.
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...