Equality gap widens between cities

Press Association
City of London
City of London

The gap between the economic performance of cities across the UK is widening, with six times more dole claimants in some parts of the country than others, a new study has revealed.


Private companies were struggling to create enough jobs to boost the economy or counter cuts in the public sector, but the picture was playing out "very differently" in cities, said research group Centre for Cities.