Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council for two decades, talks about how the city has changed in that time.
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Northern cities have been hit hard by the loss of jobs in exporting firms in the past century. Ensuring this doesn’t happen again should be a priority for local industrial strategies.
We were joined by Professor Ron Martin for our City Horizons series of events discussing the resilience of cities following economic shocks.
Why politicians and cities across the UK should learn from London’s success, not bemoan it
Join us in Bristol and Birmingham as we explore their histories as part of our ESRC funded City Evolutions project
Andrew talks to Mike Emmerich author of Britain's Cities, Britain's Future on what we can learn from urban Britain's 200-year history
We will be hosting workshops around the country as part of a major ESRC-funded research programme
Sustaining the growth of places like Birmingham and Manchester should be top priority in the Government’s strategy to increase opportunities across the country.
A Century of CitiesWhat the EU Referendum tells us about economic development policy
Policy hasn't ignored the struggles of those cities that were more likely to vote to leave the EU, far from it. It simply hasn't had the desired impact.
How did the EU referendum result look in different cities? And how did age and education affect voting preferences?