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What will it really take to level-up?

What will it really take to level up? Our report finds that ‘levelling up’ does not exist in any meaningful sense and that the government approach of regional investment is doomed to failure because it ignores inter-regional imbalances; poverty; low pay and job insecurity; as well as, socio-economic, gender, age and ethnic disparities. There are also a number of current policies that serve to ‘level-down’ communities.