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Divided and connected: Regional inequalities in the North, the UK and the developed world – State of the North 2019

Publication Report Devolution & local leadership Equality Leadership Population and demographics Metro mayors IPPR North
Topic: Devolution & local leadership

State of the North 2020/21: Power up, level up, rise up

In this year's State of the North report, we set out some of the ways in which the North’s economy does not, currently, create the conditions for a good life for everyone in the region – and how a truly ‘levelled up’ North might look.

07/12/2020
Publication Report Devolution & local leadership Power & politics IPPR North

Child poverty and devolution in North East England

In this report, we consider how English regions, such as the North East, can use devolution to address child poverty and improve the lives and life chances of children.

25/09/2020
Publication Report Devolution & local leadership Young people Equality Metro mayors IPPR North

Covid-19 and the case for a digital commons

The pandemic has led to major changes in how we work and live. Most striking is the accelerating growth of the data economy and its dominant digital giants. We must bring our data under local, democratic control.

06/08/2020
Blog post Devolution & local leadership Economy Automation Business Science & technology Metro mayors Centre for Economic Justice Coronavirus response IPPR

State of the North 2018: Reprioritising the Northern Powerhouse

The north of England has rarely faced such threat and opportunity. Brexit looms; budgets in essential NHS and council services are at breaking point. The world’s major, long-term challenges –...

05/12/2018
Publication Report Devolution & local leadership Economy Population and demographics Metro mayors IPPR North

England’s new leaders: How mayors can transform their cities

Six of England’s major cities will soon be under new leadership. If their powers are used effectively, these mayors could greatly improve the everyday lives of their citizens. This report addresses...

10/04/2017
Publication IPPR North England & Englishness Metro mayors Devolution & local leadership Report