Place based budgets should be implemented at a town level

By Daniel Harper | 18 January 2022


There is, no doubt, some cross-over between the policies and approaches which can most benefit cities and those which can most benefit towns. To many, towns may be seen as smaller versions of the UK’s cities but any such vision risks missing some of the fundamentals of place and also the trajectory of the UK’s economy over the last few years which has often overlooked its towns.

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