Centre for Cities

What does the Spending Review mean for growth in our cities?

Everyone knew there would be very little money to spare in Wednesday’s Spending Review and Thursday’s ‘Growth Statement’. The slow recovery of the national economy has put paid to any attempts to move away from ‘austerity’, so departmental cuts of up to 10 per cent came as no surprise.

Plane sailing to an island airport?

Cameron: I’m backing Boris (Island)

John Stewart of AirportWatch argues that the announcement of Cameron’s support for an island estuary airport owes nothing to its efficacy and everything to political gamesmanship