Last week, voters in the West of England elected Dan Norris as their metro mayor. Researcher Guilherme Rodrigues takes a closer look at what the mayor will have to do to raise public awareness of his role and support the city-region in its future growth.
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For the eight metro mayors, winning the election is only the beginning – their real task is to make their cities better, more prosperous places to live.
When it comes to the use of public finances for local economic growth, how can we know what is a good bet? And should governments be betting at all?
London’s economy has faltered over the past decade; this has big implications for the national economy.
Join us for the launch of the Industrial Strategy Council's final report, in partnership with WM-REDI
This report investigates the development of the Fast Growth Cities, shining a light on the additional challenges this group has faced due to the pandemic and exploring how best to unlock their further growth and future success.
Senior Analyst Anthony Breach explains how empty homes are a natural part of a healthy housing market and proposes that to fix the current crisis more houses need to be built.
Empty houses and flats put pressure on landlords and property sellers so if we want to solve the housing crisis we need more vacant homes - not less.
City TalksCity Talks: Giles Wilkes on designing a successful industrial strategy
The Institute for Government's Giles Wilkes on the dos and don'ts of developing a successful industrial strategy.
Commercial property is undergoing the most radical changes in decades. Here's what the new planning reforms will mean for UK cities.