Research shows that places like Manchester, Birmingham, and Leeds are overwhelmingly preferred by growth-driving business, and lift their rural hinterlands too.
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There is strong public support for powerful mayors who can take the lead on tackling the problems of our city regions.
Alexandra Jones: Osborne can get the urban benefits bill down by allowing cities to keep the savings
The housing shortage is pushing benefit bills up in the prosperous South East. Here’s how to get them down.
It’s the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats that have done most of the legwork, leaving Labour with some catching up to do
Politicians who rely on job creation alone as a barometer of success will alienate ordinary people