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HS2: will they, won’t they?

Alexandra Jones

HS2 debate should shift to how cities along the line can extract the maximum economic benefit.

Blog Post 1 Nov 2013
Conservative Party conference 2013

Alexandra Jones

Manchester's Conservative party conference was a "steady-as-she-goes" event, focused on demonstrating economic competence, the merits of sticking to Plan A and the dangers of voting for Labour.

Blog Post 3 Oct 2013
Labour Party conference 2013

Alexandra Jones

The sun certainly shone on Labour's conference in Brighton - the weather was beautiful and the beach cafes packed full of suited delegates. But will the good weather last for Labour?

Blog Post 25 Sep 2013
Party conference season begins

Alexandra Jones

Party conference season seems to come round faster every year and I'm writing this on my way to Glasgow for the first of the three main political party conferences this year.

Blog Post 15 Sep 2013
Devolution or disappointment

Centre for Cities

In the 2013 Spending Review the scale of the cuts are expected to be announced, but we also find out the details of the Single Local Growth Fund that was announced in the Budget.

Briefing 25 Jun 2013
Blast from the Past: Bigger, Better, Smarter

Tom Bolton

The UK is one of the most centralised countries in the world”, but the Government has “the perfect opportunity to develop political and financial arrangements that help Britain’s cities perform better”. The headline messages in Centre for Cities’ second-ever report, Bigger, Better, Smarter published in 2005, sound as relevant now as they did then.

Blog Post 6 Jun 2013