For the first time in British history a directly elected mayor has become Prime Minister – what might this mean for cities?
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City TalksCity Talks: Neil O’Brien MP on building a strong national economy from the bottom up
In this episode of City Talks, Andrew Carter is joined by Neil O’Brien MP to discuss rebalancing the UK economy from the bottom up, and Onward think tank's recent report, Firing On All Cylinders.
Although free ports are touted by Boris Johnson as a way to bring jobs to struggling areas, lessons from enterprise zones suggest otherwise
This briefing examines the limited economic benefit that enterprise zones have had five years on from their establishment.
Mayors: the run-up to 2020Is Andy Burnham creating a buzz as Greater Manchester Mayor?
A look at the key developments on homelessness, transport and skills in Greater Manchester
Both candidates have shown they are intent on tackling empty shops, but their proposed solutions are unlikely to make significant progress
Metro mayors are now established in many English cities, but Lord Heseltine argues they’re still waiting for many of the tools needed to do their job.
Despite its limitations, five years on the Northern Powerhouse still resonates with policymakers – long may it continue
New research by the Department for Education shows educational attainment for children from disadvantaged backgrounds is higher in big cities, but a lot of questions still remain unanswered
Catch up with our event in Birmingham which discussed the role of civic and business leadership in delivering place-shaping strategies for city centres