As well as providing a deep dive into the latest economic data on the UK’s cities and largest towns, this year our flagship publication focuses on the scale and geography of economic inactivity across the country.
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City MinutesCities Outlook Trilogy
Chief Executive Andrew Carter and members of Centre for Cities’ research team explore the findings and implications of Cities Outlook 2023.
Cities Outlook 2023Solving the UK’s inactivity crisis
What does the UK's growing inactivity crisis say about the state of the labour market and how should policy tackle this urban problem?
Alison McGovern, Shadow Minister for Employment set out the need for real full employment in every region.
As the labour market stabilises, claimant count rates in all cities still remain higher than they were pre-pandemic, impacting both the levelling up agenda and the current cost of living crisis.
The most recent data suggests that a post-furlough unemployment surge may have been avoided and several cities in the North and Midlands are leading the recovery. However, this is far from achieving levelling up.
Research Intern Andrei Savitski analyses the most recent claimant count data and sets out what now must happen to ensure a swift bounce back of the economy
Despite recent labour market improvements, aviation-reliant towns and some of the largest cities are in a fragile position
Guilherme Rodrigues analyses the latest claimant count and job postings data and warns that some cities look particularly vulnerable as we approach the end of the furlough scheme.
Data from this month's update shows a recovery in all cities and large towns, however, significant challenges remain for places.