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CEP election analysis
People, Places and Politics
Henry G. Overman
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA047:
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Tags: spatial disparities; skills; cities; left-behind places; 2019 general election

Economic performance varies widely between the towns, cities and regions of the UK. On some measures, this variation has widened since the financial crisis. These disparities have already proved to be a key theme in the run-up to the 2019 general election. This briefing summarises evidence on spatial disparities from the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), as well as the broader evidence base.

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