Urban economies essential for driving growth in the Midlands Engine are underperforming, and low productivity is to blame.
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Join us in Manchester to hear from Mayor Andy Burnham on his priorites for the region.
Reflections from our 'In Conversation’ events last week with Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, and Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands, on new trailblazer devolution deals announced in the Spring budget.
The new tax on overnight stays is a step in the right direction for local funding, but with fiscal devolution more cities could benefit.
Join Centre for Cities to hear Mayor Andy Street's reflections on the new trailblazer devolution deals.
Join Centre for Cities to hear Mayor Andy Burnham's reflections on the new trailblazer devolution deals.
The Government’s growth-oriented policies are increasingly focused on big cities, while levelling up worries about redistribution. This is a helpful distinction.
Centre for Cities' Realising Regional Growth conference series returns for 2023 with this first event taking place in Newcastle.
The UK's productivity puzzleDoes London’s stuttering show that a focus on levelling up is wrong?
While London’s stuttering presents an additional productivity challenge, it should be possible for policy makers to deal with two separate productivity problems simultaneously.
The UK's productivity puzzleLondon’s (in)tangible loss
Weak investment in intangibles may be one of the explanations behind London’s weak productivity growth.