The Devolution Catch-22: Weak Local Institutions, Uneven Growth and Inequality Across English Regions

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This piece uses findings from an extensive study of institutional and organisational arrangements at the regional level in the UK to outline some key obstacles to reducing inequalities and delivering local growth strategies. In particular the piece highlights the importance of effective decentralisation, improved resource distribution, and better support for local institutions as potential ways forward.

Period31 May 2023

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