The political imperative for investing in the North and Midlands is clear from last month’s election. But the Government must work with economic realities if it is to deliver for the voters who delivered its majority.
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City TalksCity Talks: How to spread tech innovation with Mark Muro
Since the UK general election, there has been much discussion about using R&D as an instrument to level-up the country. But policymakers are grappling with exactly how to support more...
Andrew Carter on why the geographical spread of R&D investment matters when trying to level-up the economy.
General Election 20192020 vision — What does Thursday’s vote mean for May’s Metro Mayor elections
One joy of a rare winter election is that it is now only four and a half months until the next chance for people to vote: May 2020 will see nearly 17 million people in England choosing city-region...
General Election 2019Underperforming bus services are Metro Mayors’ responsibility now
Whoever wins in Westminster on December 12th, the buck now stops with metro mayors for the quality of bus services in their city, argues Simon Jeffrey.
Launch of the UK City Leaders' Survey 2019
Buses are critical urban infrastructure. But the number of journeys made on them has declined in almost all cities apart from London for the past few decades. This report cites deregulation...
City TalksCity Talks: Michael Parkinson on bringing Liverpool back from the brink
In this episode of City Talks, Andrew Carter is joined by Professor Michael Parkinson to discuss Liverpool's economic, social and political regeneration.
Catch up with our event in Liverpool discussing what the end of austerity means for the city
Mayors: the run-up to 2020Power Surge: How England’s metro mayors are leading when Westminster can’t
The creation of metro mayors for England’s most populated cities was the biggest shake-up of local government in a generation