The Government’s rejection of the One Yorkshire devolution is an opportunity to give Yorkshire’s cities the powers they need to thrive
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A small real terms increase in ‘core spending power’ for local government won’t end the squeeze on council budgets for things such as libraries, parks and economic development.
Scotland’s new council finance plans will empower city leaders to manage their finances according to local need, the rest of the UK should follow their lead.
Amid commuter discontent about annual fare rises, we take a look at city leaders’ priorities for urban transport reform
2019 looks set to be a momentous year for the UK – Andrew Carter examines the biggest issues facing urban policy makers over the next twelve months.
A round-up of the key themes from our recent City Talks podcast on the impact of Brexit on the UK’s cities.
This report presents findings from the first-ever survey of UK city leaders, providing some understanding of their needs and challenges along with recommendations for national policymakers.
Andrew Carter writes for the MJ ahead of the 2018 Budget
At both party conferences mayors were optimistic about the future, but frustrated at slow progress on the urban agenda at the national level
Towns and cities have different roles to play in the economy, and the success of one is often dependent on the other.