Political parties and elections

Sunday 3 October 2021

Can Conservatives be loved in the South while ‘Levelling up’ the North?

Resolution Foundation fringe event at Conservative Party Conference 2021

Britain’s place-based inequalities have rocked the electoral landscape in recent years, and the Government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda will attempt to close Britain’s deep-rooted prosperity gaps. But how can this welcome ambition translate into policies that will make a difference to people’s lives, and will more prosperous areas pick up the tab?