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UK regional productivity gaps as wide as 1901, no easy fix

Gaps in economic productivity between London and other regions of the United Kingdom are as wide as they were in 1901 and there is no quick fix to overcome them, a report for the British government said on Tuesday.

UK regional productivity gaps as wide as 1901, no easy fix
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to “level up” parts of the United Kingdom where growth has lagged behind, in part through higher spending on transport infrastructure expected in next month’s annual budget.

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