Category Archives: growth and rebalancing the UK economy

Analysing the UK’s North – South Divide

A new report shows the scale of the divide between economic development in the north and the south of Great Britain. The report, ‘Uneven growth: tackling city decline‘ reveals that although many Northern cities are growing, this growth often lags significantly behind national levels. The report was written for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) by geographers at the Centre for Urban

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Northern Powerhouse or ‘Northern Powercut’?

Tomorrow evening (3 December) a panel of distinguished speakers and an equally distinguished chair will take to the stage to discuss, in front of a public audience, the topic of ‘Decentralisation: what’s in it for the North?’. Coming just after the Government’s Comprehensive Spending Review, when the Chancellor, George Osborne, once again reiterated the Conservatives’ commitment to building a ‘Northern

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Sir Peter Hendy and Tom Bloxham confirmed as speakers at ‘Cities, growth and rebalancing the UK economy’

Sir Peter Hendy: Copyright International Transport Forum

Sir Peter Hendy CBE, chairman of Network Rail, and Tom Bloxham MBE, the co-founder and chairman of Urban Splash, have today confirmed that they will be joining the panel at ‘Cities, growth and rebalancing the UK economy‘ on 21st October. They will join our already-confirmed speakers, Professors Ron Martin and Brian Robson OBE, in discussing how investing in skills, infrastructure

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