Reflecting on the results of the elections to the devolved parliaments in Scotland and Wales, Anthony Breach proposes that politicians should take inspiration from the popularity and success of the English metro mayors and embark on a wave of urban devolution.
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The latest update of the High Streets Recovery Tracker includes spend data up until the end of April and gives a sense of how spending in UK cities and towns is recovering as lockdown restrictions begin to lift.
Where in England has the highest number of new Coronavirus cases?
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.
The Government should listen to the overwhelming majority of Londoners who want to see more decisions about the capital’s future taken in London.
City TalksPolicies, politics and personalities in this year’s mayoral elections
Andrew Carter is joined by three distinguished guests to discuss the ins and outs of the upcoming mayoral elections, with a focus on Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire and London.
Job postings in cities and large towns in the North and Midlands are recovering fastest, while London and other cities are lagging.
As the COVID-19 pandemic sends shockwaves through the labour market, Centre for Cities tracks the latest unemployment claim statistics across the UK's cities and largest towns.
How to revive the high street after the pandemic.
Raj Kandola, Head of Policy for Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, outlines what kind of Metro Mayor the West Midlands needs as the city region begins to recover from Covid-19.