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Why investment in rural towns should focus on skills, health and social infrastructure.
Why transport policy shouldn’t be at the core of the levelling up agenda.
Senior Analyst Kathrin Enenkel on the relationship between UK cities and towns and the implications this has for people and policy makers.
Senior Analyst Kathrin Enenkel on how we can level up struggling towns and why improving the performance of cities will be crucial to levelling up towns across the UK.
Why levelling up towns must mean increasing investment in skills, housing stock and the attractiveness of a place – in conjunction with improving the performance of cities.
Ignoring the relationship between cities and towns makes it harder to bring greater prosperity to struggling towns.
Critics who attack city policy as ‘trickle out economics’ are hurting the people they are trying to help.
There’s much to be achieved in the Red Wall if policy focuses on skills and health outcomes, but attracting high skilled jobs will be much harder.
There are many ways of defining cities, but the one used should be selected for economic rather than political reasons.
Will Jennings, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the University of Southampton and co-founder of Centre for Towns, unpacks the findings of his recent co-authored article “The Politics of Levelling Up”.