While an increase in the National Living Wage would help people in economically weaker places, it will not address the structural problems they face which cause low wages in the first place
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UK policymakers can learn lessons from the German experience to help level up the UK economy
This event at Conservative Party Conference focused on air quality and cities
The forthcoming white paper means that any detail was unlikely. But the reaction to the speech shows a growing impatience with the levelling up agenda.
In advance of the Government’s forthcoming Levelling Up White Paper, this briefing sets out what the levelling up agenda should aim to achieve and a strategy for achieving it.
City TalksCity Talks: Jason Segedy and Kenan Fikri on America’s Legacy Cities
The Economic Innovation Group’s Jason Segedy and Kenan Fikri on what America’s older industrial cities need to forge a dynamic and prosperous future.
This report outlines how Mayors provide the Government with the opportunity to develop a new effective set of regional economic development policies to level up across the country and contribute to increasing the UK’s rate of economic growth.
Online briefing and Q&A
The widely held, but wrongly assumed, belief that cities are rich and towns are poor will make levelling up even more difficult if it shapes policy.
The Prime Minister’s adult skills announcements are a welcome step to support people adapt to the changing labour market while helping places ‘level up’ – the next step should be investment in job creation.