Southern cities show strongest potential

By Mike Yuille | 17 March 2022

Provincial cities in southern England with ‘strong local authorities’ show the strongest potential for economic growth, beating underperforming mets and most cities in the north, according to a report published today by consultancy PwC and think-tank Demos.

Oxford, Bournemouth, Swindon, Reading and Milton Keynes were the top performers in the report, which ranks Britain’s 50 largest cities between 2018 and 2020.

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