Are parts of Manchester ‘overheating’? And what could Bolton and Wigan learn from Germany?
We speak to the co-author of a major new report into power and prosperity in Britain
Dear members — we’ve been sending you lots of newsy, dramatic stories recently, including tales about controversies in local primary schools and drama among residents in high-profile housing developments. So for today, we’re going to switch track and fill your brain with some economics.
The Fabian Society dropped a major new report on regional inequality this morning, and we had a sneak early read a few days ago so we could bring you some key insights, particularly ones that link to local issues in Greater Manchester. Jack has been speaking to one of the report’s co-authors, who was also until recently a councillor in Wythenshawe. Scroll down to read Jack’s five key takeaways from the report and his conversation with Luke Raikes.
Help us out: We're writing a piece exploring how Greater Manchester's growth over the last couple of decades has impacted its less affluent neighbourhoods. We'd love to speak to organisations that work with communities in places like Harpurhey, Moss Side, Wyt…
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