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The Manchester model: we must be ambitious for our cities
Yet again Greater Manchester is leading the way. Our proud conurbation, the birthplace of the industrial revolution and the prosperity that flowed from it is now showing how modern cities can be the engines of growth in a new Britain.
More devolution of powers and funds to city regions is the best way for Britain to prosper in the future. If we’re to grow our economy in a fair way and allow others to grow like London and the South East then we must be ambitious for all our cities.
Across the world the rise of cities has spread prosperity and innovation but here, as Jim O’Neil said last month our cities are being held back. For too long our core city-regions have had t... Read More