Regional Imbalances and Deep Devolution

Gillian Bristow, Michael Kenny, Bob Kerslake and Henri Murison

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The Northern Powerhouse has been running for five years and Bristol is in its sixth year of having an elected mayor. Other cities also have elected mayors, and there has been the development of combined authorities. But has devolution stalled? What have been the successes and problems so far? Will cities and regions get the powers they need  to maximise their potential for sustainable and inclusive growth, as well as what they need to work with national government and national strategies to overcome city and regional inequalities in the UK? What should cities be demanding?

Lord Kerslake (chair of the UK2070 Commission, an independent inquiry into city and regional inequalities in the UK) gives a keynote presentation. He is joined by Henri Murison (director of the Northern Powerhouse) and Gillian Bristow (Cardiff University). Chaired by Michael Kenny (Bennett Institute for Public Policy).

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