Levelling up

What should Liz Truss do in her first 100 days to make levelling up happen?
Levelling up

What should Liz Truss do in her first 100 days to make levelling up happen?

We took a look at what the new prime minister can do to keep the Conservatives’ big 2019 promise: levelling up.

How broken is the UK’s public transport? I spent all day on buses to find out
Levelling up

How broken is the UK’s public transport? I spent all day on buses to find out

The Big Issue got a bus from England’s worst-connected town to its best-connected town to see how levelling up is going

Levelling up? Public spending has increased most in London as the north falls further behind
Levelling up

Levelling up? Public spending has increased most in London as the north falls further behind

The spending gap between the north and London has doubled since the government introduced its levelling up agenda in 2019.

Labour would allow communities to crack down on holiday lets and buy failed football clubs
Levelling Up

Labour would allow communities to crack down on holiday lets and buy failed football clubs

This cost of living tracker shows how bad inflation is in your area
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This cost of living tracker shows how bad inflation is in your area

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The government’s promise to ‘level up’ parts of the UK has ground to a halt, says Labour
Levelling up

The government’s promise to ‘level up’ parts of the UK has ground to a halt, says Labour

The North East has overtaken London as the region with the highest rate of child poverty
Cost of living crisis

The North East has overtaken London as the region with the highest rate of child poverty

‘Levelling up is impossible with so much change’: Despair as government chaos impacts actual work
Conservative chaos

‘Levelling up is impossible with so much change’: Despair as government chaos impacts actual work

There are almost no ministers left in Boris Johnson’s flagship ‘levelling up’ department
Conservative chaos

There are almost no ministers left in Boris Johnson’s flagship ‘levelling up’ department

Levelling up? How regional inequality has changed since 1997
Levelling up

Levelling up? How regional inequality has changed since 1997

Bring in £15 minimum wage to level up the North of England, says think-tank
Minimum wage

Bring in £15 minimum wage to level up the North of England, says think-tank

One in five regularly work from home as the government urges return to offices
Flexible working

One in five regularly work from home as the government urges return to offices

These people are ‘levelling up’ their area by renovating derelict homes and renting them out on the cheap
Community activism

These people are ‘levelling up’ their area by renovating derelict homes and renting them out on the cheap

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A million people say they went a whole day without eating last month
cost of living crisis

A million people say they went a whole day without eating last month

What people are saying about the long-awaited levelling up white paper
Levelling up

What people are saying about the long-awaited levelling up white paper

The government’s levelling up policies are very similar to axed plans from 5 years ago
Levelling Up

The government’s levelling up policies are very similar to axed plans from 5 years ago

How experts think the government should actually be levelling up the country
Levelling Up

How experts think the government should actually be levelling up the country

Levelling up: Government ‘recycling old policies’ to distract from Partygate, says Labour
Levelling Up

Levelling up: Government ‘recycling old policies’ to distract from Partygate, says Labour

A Tory peer received £330,000 to fix potholes from the government levelling-up fund
Levelling up

A Tory peer received £330,000 to fix potholes from the government levelling-up fund

Health inequalities: How does your area of England compare to others?
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Health inequalities: How does your area of England compare to others?

Building back better? Not for the working class
Opinion

Building back better? Not for the working class

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How many lies has Boris Johnson told from the Conservative Party conference?
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How many lies has Boris Johnson told from the Conservative Party conference?

Boris Johnson talked about ‘levelling up’ two years ago. Here’s how that’s going
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Boris Johnson talked about ‘levelling up’ two years ago. Here’s how that’s going