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The political imperative for investing in the North and Midlands is clear from last month’s election. But the Government must work with economic realities if it is to deliver for the voters who delivered its majority.
Why are towns so important to the election and what are the main parties offering them to win them over? To explore these and other election issues, Andrew Carter is joined by Will Tanner, Director at Onward and Rachel Lawrence Director of Programmes and Practice at the New Economics Foundation.
Andrew Carter is joined by a panel to discuss how evidence-based policymaking can help disadvantaged places with low levels of economic activity and high proportions of vulnerable people in the wake of cuts to local authority budgets.
The challenges of left-behind places go well beyond the lack of economic opportunities — the solutions must too.
A central recommendation of today’s House of Lords report is to introduce museums and cultural industries to struggling seaside communities. But this will do little to improve the day-to-day lives of existing residents.
While arguments rage about how the Stronger Towns Fund came about and the size of it, the more fundamental question is what should it be spent on?
The best way to create resilient town and city centres with a strong demand for local services is to encourage broader jobs growth
Are towns hampered by the success of nearby cities - or could towns actually benefit from being located near a city?
Places assumed to have weak local economies, hollowed-out by a workforce commuting elsewhere, may instead be thriving
Young people flock to cities for university – but an even larger number of high-skilled people go the other way