This briefing presents two new indexes to summarise and compare the performance of the UK's largest cities and towns. The findings have implications for policy, particularly the Government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda.
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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
Election 2017The Swinging Cities
There is a distinct urban split around the country, and politics reflects economics.
Breakfast roundtable in partnership with the Urban Land Institute on the impact of devolution to the Midlands.
Where do people live and work in England and Wales?
Cities Outlook 2015Skills and cities – 10 years of change
The skills gap between cities is growing. Greater local policy experimentation and evaluation will be crucial to closing it.
Paul Swinney argues that unless we address the undersupply of housing in the UK, the Government's new benefit cap will not deliver.
So its official (at least until the revisions anyway) the national economy has grown by 0 per cent this year. And the 0.3 per cent contraction announced on Friday for Quarter 4 of 2012 has...