North-South divide

Exclusive: Lord Bob Kerslake says the prime minister lacks a plan to deliver his December election pledge to the north and Midlands.
Government's chaotic coronavirus response is confusing public and abandoning businesses as we head into winter, warn mayors and council chiefs.
Inequality is not just a drag on the economic potential of the UK’s regions; it is shortening people’s lives, writes former head of civil service Bob Kerslake.
Youngsters proud of their communities and ambitious for the future, but face being left behind, says report.
'The challenges and opportunities ahead for Blackburn are very different to those for Brighton.'
Almost 35,000 people have signed a petition demanding a U-turn.