Very few parts of the country account for large shares of its economic output.
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A common sentiment in struggling towns is that they’ve been overlooked by government in favour of places further south, but this isn’t the source of their problems.
City centre footfall rose in Swansea while the city council implemented its free bus policy, but there wasn’t much change in city centre spending.
The Levelling Up White Paper aims to have a globally competitive city in “every area” by 2030. International comparisons suggest that this is a very ambitious target.
Short-term, place-sensitive responses will be essential to closing the Covid-induced geographic rift in learning and preventing disparities in attainment from widening.
What the Levelling Up White Paper means for devolution and the future of local government in England.
The indicators and datasets in the white paper show the challenges of tracking levelling up in near real time, but it is ambiguous about the how to measure the progress across different places
Not all high streets have been evenly affected by Covid-19, Cambridge and Mansfield serve as telling examples.
How have two years and three lockdowns changed our shopping habits, and what does this mean for the future of our city and town centres?
Our analysis shows that the city centres that were the strongest performers pre-pandemic were hardest hit by Covid-19