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People, places and politics: the challenge of 'levelling up' the UK


As has been much discussed since the election, economic performance varies widely among the towns, cities and regions of the UK. Henry Overman argues that policies to address these spatial disparities should be judged on whether they improve individual opportunities, not whether they narrow the gaps between different parts of the country.


Henry Overman

2 March 2020     Paper Number CEPCP570

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This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Urban programme, Community Wellbeing programme.