"This annual report looks back on a year of significant achievement for Core Cities. We have achieved much to be proud of...Our cities can help deliver a better future for everyone."
Cllr Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council and chair of Core Cities UK
The Core Cities UK Annual Report 2016 outlines our achievements and sets a course for the group's future development.
Our achievements include:
- Successfully influencing and contibuting ot the Cities and Local Government Devolution Act
- Supporting the RSA's Inclusive Growth Commission
- Positioning our cabinet as 'thought leaders' on devolution, achieving national and international media coverage
- Publishing Unlocking the Power of Place, our submission to the 2015 spending review
- Participating and co-launching an in-depth research paper on the benefits of culture to our cities