Levelling up funding failing to focus on social issues, finds research

By Dan Peters and Paul Marinko | 11 January 2022

Government levelling up funding is failing to focus on social issues and misses targetting crucial problems, according to new research.

Analysis by think-tank New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) today hit out at the failure of funding to be spent on tackling social issues such as homelessness, crime and poverty, with investment instead being put towards physical infrastructure such as high streets and buildings.

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