Centre for Cities tracks the latest unemployment claim statistics across the UK's cities and largest towns.
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With all results declared, we revisit key urban battlegrounds to find geographic patterns emerging from local election results in May 2023.
With this set of local elections testing Labour’s ability to win back seats in towns and cities in the Red Wall and beyond, we’ve picked out some of the key urban contests to have on your radar as voters head to the polls on 4 May.
The UK is in the grip of a cost of living crisis, and there is a clear North-South divide in how it is playing out across the country. Explore the latest data for your city or large town.
Cities Outlook 2023Has economic inactivity gone up everywhere in the country since the pandemic hit?
The national story of rising inactivity and labour shortages only plays out in a handful of cities and this has important implications for how policy goes about addressing the issue.
As well as providing a deep dive into the latest economic data on the UK’s cities and largest towns, this year our flagship publication focuses on the scale and geography of economic inactivity across the country.
More than a year since the Covid furlough scheme ended, most urban areas appear to have bounced back to pre-pandemic employment levels – with just a couple of exceptions.
The recently announced package to tackle the energy crisis is welcome but like previous measures, it does not address the existing North-South divide in energy needs.
This report sets out what the cost of living crisis is, what is driving it, and how the squeeze on disposable incomes is likely to be felt across the UK’s cities and largest towns.
Explore the changing levels of activity within the high streets of Britain's cities and large towns from February 2020 to May 2022.