Think tank calls for beefed up levelling up

By Paul Marinko | 26 July 2022

A think tank has demanded the next government reverse council funding cuts and beef up the levelling up Bill after new figures revealed public spending continues to leave the North behind.

The IPPR North research shows that despite nearly three years of the Government’s levelling up agenda public spending in the north of England has remained lower - and grown less - than in other parts of the country.

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