The most recent data suggests that a post-furlough unemployment surge may have been avoided and several cities in the North and Midlands are leading the recovery. However, this is far from achieving levelling up.
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Valentine Quinio compares footfall data in Birmingham city centre with eight surrounding town centres in the West Midlands to monitor recovery
A summary of observations from our second Future Of Cities event, which probed whether Covid-19 has changed demand for city living
Here's everything you need to know about the Levelling Up White Paper.
There were still 1.1 million people on furlough in September, and almost one third of them were in London, Birmingham and Manchester.
The Chancellor put increased spending on public services at the heart of his levelling up vision, but was quiet on productivity
A collection of views from urban leaders across the country in advance of the Levelling Up White Paper.
City TalksCity Talks: Think Tank views – what should be in the Levelling Up White Paper?
Andrew Carter speaks to policy experts Will Tanner, Carys Roberts and Nick Bowes, to get their views on what should be included in the upcoming Levelling Up White Paper.
While an increase in the National Living Wage would help people in economically weaker places, it will not address the structural problems they face which cause low wages in the first place
Economically struggling places need to look more critically at what they don’t have – not what they do have.