A city's over-reliance on one industry stores up trouble for when a crisis hits.
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City TalksCity Talks: Professor Francesca Gains on gender, representation and devolution
The University of Manchester's Francesca Gains on gender, representation and devolution.
Our latest thinking on devolution in England
New research finds that cities with a combination of both scientific and creative industries are often the most innovative.
The mayoral elections have been postponed, meaning the Mayor of London has one more year in power. Valentine Quinio highlights his two most pressing policy priorities for the year ahead.
City TalksCity Talks: Does cluster policy work? Evaluating Tech City with Dr Max Nathan
Clusters such as Silicon Valley are liked by policymakers for many reasons. They are visible, often prestigious, and are effectively cities in miniature. They take the things that make urban...
Join us for the launch of our annual health-check of UK cities
The political imperative for investing in the North and Midlands is clear from last month’s election. But the Government must work with economic realities if it is to deliver for the voters who delivered its majority.
Mayors: the run-up to 2020The South Yorkshire deal agreement means the first wave of city region devolution is nearly over, where next?
The implementation of the South Yorkshire devolution deal shows that the wind is once again in the sails of city-region devolution, with over 24 million people in England now set to be covered....
Now a devolution deal for south Yorkshire has been agreed, mayor Dan Jarvis should focus on bus franchising to connect the area's commercial centres, writes the chief executive of Centre for Cities.