Voters North of the River Tyne will pick their first metro mayor in May, here we outline some priorities for them to consider.
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This week marked the publication of the Greater Manchester Spatial Plan. We examine what this could mean for housing supply in the city region and for the future of the greenbelt.
In discussion with Andrew Carter, Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester Combined Authority and a leading light in the core cities agenda, tells...
Getting the right balance of commercial and residential property in the city centre will be crucial for Manchester’s economy
Several cities have opened their doors to the new Channel 4 HQ, but do they meet the broadcaster’s key criteria?
City centres have become great places to live, work and play, but in some of our most vibrant city centres, there is not enough land to suit the needs of everyone.
Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council for two decades, talks about how the city has changed in that time.
Access to quality education is hugely uneven across the country. Tackling this problem should be a top priority for leaders.
The impact of the US city’s car-plant closure highlights important policy issues for UK cities
Six months of the metro mayorsMetro mayors have the potential to radically change governance in England
The new mayors have been sure-footed and are fulfilling expectations