Over the last decade, Derby’s economy has performed solidly, but how can Derby lock in its economic success, and widen access to the high-value economy?
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FutureStory Glasgow forms part of a series of six books made up of a collection of local case studies, with accompanying DVDs, tracing how people and businesses in cities and regions across the country are adapting to the global economy.
The next government will be forced to make tough choices about where and how to spend scarce public sector resources. With a general election imminent, now is the time to set out what the top priorities should be.
The 2009 PBR needs to set out how the Government will set the conditions for growth and fiscal responsibility. Building on recent steps to devolve powers to cities, the Government must now put cities at the heart of plans to create the conditions for growth and jobs.
Brighton & Hove has performed well over the past decade, adding nearly 23,000 jobs to its economy between 1998 and 2005 - twice the UK average for employment growth. But the city will need to be proactive if it is to return to strong economic growth after the recession.
Catherine Glossop contributed a chapter on Regenerating cities to this Smith Institute publication, argues that we need to target the urban periphery and smaller cities that are suffering the most from the recession and long-term restructuring.
Property development and regeneration over the next ten years is expected to be very different, and cities will need to step up and play a bigger role in regeneration - says this new APUDG report.
This report was prepared for Sunderland, as part of the Centre for Cities research programme ‘Unlocking City Potential and Sustaining City Growth'.
Centre for Cities looks at the role of housing policy in both promoting economic growth and regenerating more deprived urban areas.
Faiza Shaheen explores what can be done to increase employment in London.