An Inquiry into Regional Inequalities Towards a Framework For Action

The UK2070 Commission is an independent inquiry into city and regional inequalities in the UK. Chaired by Lord Kerslake, it has been set up to conduct a review of the policy and spatial issues related to the UK’s long-term city and regional development.

The Commission’s formal Call For Evidence remains open, and we are still gladly accepting submissions. We are holding our National Symposium at Leeds Civic Hall on June 13th – to find out more, please click here.

The work of the UK2070 Commission is being supported by Turner and Townsend, a professional services company headquartered in Leeds.

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The UK2070 Commission is an independent inquiry into city and regional inequalities in the UK. Chaired by Lord Kerslake, it has been set up to conduct a review of the policy and spatial issues related to the UK’s long-term city and regional development.

The Commission will run in four phases, from July 2018 to January 2020, with a formal launch event having taken place at the House of Lords in October 2018. Further meetings and consultations will take place across the UK.

The project partners include the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy; the University of Manchester; the University of Sheffield; University College London; the Sir Hugh Sykes Charitable Trust (SHSCT) and the RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce).

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Why 2070?

The reference to 2070 is an explicit recognition that the timescales for successful city and regional development are often very long, in contrast to the short-termism of political cycles.

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The Commission will run in four phases, from July 2018 to January 2020, with a formal launch event having taken place at the House of Lords in October 2018. Further meetings and consultations will take place across the UK.

The project partners include the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy; the University of Manchester; the University of Sheffield; University College London; the Sir Hugh Sykes Charitable Trust (SHSCT) and the RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce).

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If you would like to contact us about our work, please email: uk2070@sheffield.ac.uk, or get in touch through Twitter @UK_2070.