Urban economies essential for driving growth in the Midlands Engine are underperforming, and low productivity is to blame.
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Reflections from our 'In Conversation’ events last week with Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, and Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands, on new trailblazer devolution deals announced in the Spring budget.
Join Centre for Cities to hear Mayor Andy Street's reflections on the new trailblazer devolution deals.
Hosted in partnership with Midlands Connect, this event will explore why delivering the Midlands Rail Hub is key to the region's future.
Cities Outlook 2023Levelling up one year on: What should happen now?
One year after the publication of the white paper, and three years after a general election, the Government has very little to show on levelling up. This is what should happen now.
Hosted in partnership with Policy@Manchester, this event explored what levelling up health inequalities could mean for productivity in the UK's cities.
We started the 2022 Conservative Party Conference with a Welcome to Birmingham reception.
Centre for Cities’ Realising Regional Growth event brought together Lord Sainsbury and West Midlands Mayor Andy Street, alongside other local leaders, to discuss the city-region’s economy and...
Part three of Centre for Cities series of Realising Regional Growth events exploring what the Levelling Up programme means in reality for local economic growth around the country.
The data shows that devolution deals will widen differences between places, but this should not be a source of concern