Topic: Economy and regeneration

How can local government support thriving and prosperous communities?

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Shaping a just and fair transition: city centrism

This briefing will discuss how cities and city regions are emerging as popular scales for subnational investment and innovation, including but not limited to climate action.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Briefing
Members

BEIS Committee Report: post-pandemic economic growth and levelling up

This briefing deals with the July 2021 inquiry into levelling up by the Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy Committee. Evidence was taken from representatives of local government, Local Enterprise Partnerships, city mayors, Chambers of Commerce, and Ministers.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
Members

Loans for Victorian local governments to improve services and infrastructure

This briefing is focussed on guidelines fromthe new Local Council Lending Framework, which provide an outline of the key steps, milestones, and criteria for Victorian local governments to successfully access loans from TCV, and how councils can make best use of this new low-cost funding source.

Australia Briefing
Members

Social infrastructure and levelling up – building resilient communities

The UK government has put investment in large transport and digital infrastructure projects at the heart of its approach to economic growth but has tended to overlook the important role of social infrastructure. This briefing examines the potential contribution of social infrastructure to the levelling up agenda.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
Members & Followers

Strategies for driving economic regeneration, regional productivity, and innovation

This is the second briefing in our series on the nexus between governance, recovery, and economic transitions. Dr Anne Tiernan explores strategies for driving economic regeneration, regional productivity, and innovation. It reviews research and emerging economic thinking about the enablers of economic growth outside of the major capital cities – the primary engines of employment…

Australia Briefing
Members

The economic consequences of Covid-19

This briefing profiles the scale of the economic crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic based mainly on statistical releases from the ONS. There is also an update on the state of public finances and a brief commentary on the latest Fiscal Risks Report produced by the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR).

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing