The private rented sector needs reform, but history, and economics tell us that rent controls do not work
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While the number of degree holders has risen everywhere in recent years, some cities are pulling away
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.
Almost everyone agrees that we need to build more homes, but housebuilding rates vary greatly across the country and this could be due to local political will
The cuts were not intentionally designed to fall harder on poorer cities; but this is the reality of how they played out
A lack of fiscal tools is encouraging many councils to invest commercially, but this raises questions about its long-term sustainability
As a decade of austerity comes to end, this year’s edition of Cities Outlook looks at how city spending has changed.
Listen again to the launch of Cities Outlook 2019 with Cllr Abi Brown, Cllr Nick Forbes and Prof Tony Travers
It will only really be clear if austerity has ended after the upcoming Spending Review. In the meantime, the services city leaders have identified as spending priorities can provide an indication of where cash injections might be most needed.
We are working with the Fast Growth Cities Group to host a high level event to discuss how to harness their growth for the good of the whole national economy.