Earlier this year, the UK government published its levelling up paper. At over 300 pages, you’d be forgiven for not reading every word.
In this essay, RSA CEO Andy Haldane focuses on several issues in the white paper that are central to the success of the levelling up programme. What do we need to know so we can fundamentally reshape the UK’s economic geography?
Download the long read for an insight into the definition and success criteria for levelling up:
- What exactly is the prize being sought by levelling up?
- What are the benefits - for individuals, economies, societies - from levelling up?
- What makes levelling up different to similar attempts in the past?
Read the article below.
There is a clear opportunity for the North of England to develop a cross-regional strategy to support the growth of the Creative Industries. This background paper sets out how policymakers and industry could work together to realise this potential, via 'creative corridors'.
Andy Haldane provides an update on the RSA's new strategy, and outlines the key facts regarding our negotiations with IWGB trade union in light of recent allegations made about the RSA.