A new academic paper claims that cities make businesses no more productive than other parts of the country. But is it all that is seems?
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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.
The historical legacy of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will hinge upon their ability – or lack of – to unite the country and deliver an orderly Brexit
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
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
The next prime minister needs to have a government programme that improves the lives of people in cities