Local London and levelling up

Think tank: Localis

Author(s): Joe Fyans

November 3, 2021

This report from UK think tank Localis looks at the role of East and North East London in local, regional and national growth.

The relationship between the levelling up agenda and London has been the subject of intense scrutiny, both inside and outside of the city. The Local London subregion – comprising the boroughs in East and North East London – presents a clear problematisation of the often-presented view of London as a universally prosperous economic monolith. Local London and Levelling Up presents a positive case for investment in East and North East London, to the benefit of growth local, national and regional.