Monthly Archives: May 2016

Economic Growth of the UK’s Big Regional Cities and the implications for HS2

I have just discovered a study which suggests that there is very little evidence that the big UK regional cities perform better than other places (for example towns and smaller cities)- in fact the opposite. It found that the economic … Continue reading

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Tourism and economic development in the UK, and in local economic and regeneration strategies

I was originally commissioned to write this for ‘Hidden Britain’ a few years ago, but thought it worth repeating here. Tourism is a major part of the UK’s economy. It contributes £115 billion to the UK’s GDP and provides employment … Continue reading

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