Report highlights widening north-south divide

NORTH West towns and cities have failed to keep pace with the south of England over the last decade, research has showed, which highlight the 'north south divide' in the economy.

Four towns in this region, Burnley, Wigam. Blackpool and Rochdale are highlighted as among 10 worst performing in the country for job creation. Tellingly, the is not a single representative from this region in the top 10.

The annual Cities Outlook report from think-tank Centre for Cities, which studies the economic performance of the ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...