Published on 24 February 2021
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England’s Level Best

As the Prime Minister promises to "build back better" following successive lockdowns, Professor Diane Coyle speaks about why levelling up is so important.

During the 2019 election, Boris Johnson pledged to level up the UK. Amidst the pandemic and lockdown, Professor Diane Coyle, is interviewed by Political journalist Sebastian Payne, on why levelling up is so important.

…it’s been incredibly damaging that we have based all the decisions among a not very diverse group of people living in the same part of the country… you need to understand the fabric of life; of people who are not like yourself and living in different places

Professor Diane Coyle, Inaugural Bennett Professor of Public Policy

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