If metro mayors are defunded, sidelined or even scrapped then the Prime Minister’s levelling-up agenda will fail, and ultimately so, too, will his government argues Andrew Carter.
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While over the summer many social distancing restrictions were lifted almost everywhere, this was not reflected in the same way in local labour markets.
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Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission Sir John Armitt on the future of UK infrastructure.
In May 2021, nearly 20 million people in England will be choosing city-region mayors. What are metro mayors and what do they do?
Our recent research, along with findings from What Works Growth, found that Benefit Cost Ratios are not biased towards London and the South.
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Unemployment claims continue to rise, but at a slower pace, suggesting the gradual phase out of the job retention scheme has not translated into unemployment. At least not yet.
While Central Government is having to deal with the effects of the pandemic, now is exactly the right time to be devolving responsibility and resources to cities and towns across the country, argues Andrew Carter.
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Four senior politicians on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the levelling up agenda - and why it's more important than ever.
Arguing for more balance in how money is allocated across the country does nothing to tackle the varied challenges different places face in improving their economies.