If past Government 'levelling up' interventions haven’t worked, what will?

By Lorna Baxter | 04 August 2021
  • Lorna Baxter

Levelling up is the latest buzz term. But what does it mean and what is the answer? The recent speech by the Prime Minister provided a bit more clarity on the Government’s definition but that is only the start; the question.

Levelling up is more than funding or GVA. It’s about inequalities in pay, housing, health, employment and skills. Infrastructure and digital inclusion also play a part.

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