Cities Outlook 2022 looks in-depth at the state of UK high streets to get a sense of the short-term impact of the pandemic on Britain's town and city centres and the long-term consequences and implications this has for the Government’s levelling up agenda.
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There were still 1.1 million people on furlough in September, and almost one third of them were in London, Birmingham and Manchester.
Guilherme Rodrigues analyses the latest claimant count and job postings data and warns that some cities look particularly vulnerable as we approach the end of the furlough scheme.
Data from this month's update shows a recovery in all cities and large towns, however, significant challenges remain for places.
Explore the carbon footprint of your city or town to see how sectors contribute to total carbon emissions and how it compares to other places.
Covid-savings and debt are unevenly distributed across the country, risking an uneven recovery as restrictions are lifted.
While the take-up of the Job Retention Scheme has increased everywhere in January to reflect the third lockdown, there are signs that things are less bad than during the first one.
The pandemic has made levelling up four times harder and it risks levelling down otherwise economically successful parts of the country as well.
In the UK, competition for jobs has risen most in places where work was already hardest to find, raising concerns about widening geographic inequality.
Our recent paper 'Levelling up Local Government in England' sparked much debate. Here’s a round-up and response to the main themes.