Are the grown-ups in the room?

By Ben Franklin and Annabel Smith | 01 May 2024

In its recent Plan to Power up Britain, Labour sought to counter the Government’s Levelling Up slogan with renewed vigour for growth and power everywhere.

Labour’s agenda for tackling regional inequality is borne out of a recognition that improving productivity beyond the South East is going to be central to achieving its core economic mission of the highest sustained growth among the G7 countries.

Want full article access?

Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.

Already a subscriber? Login

Finance Devolution General Election Fiscal devolution Labour inequality Levelling up