If levelling up is to be successful, it will require investment, often in places with lower trend rates of growth and productivity. While institutional investors are increasingly investing outside London and the South East, the pools of capital available often pale into comparison with funding pots available in the City of London. How can we unleash more financial support to regional regeneration, when land values and structure factors hold back potential returns? This session will explore the options for financing levelling up.
Rt Hon Jesse Norman MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury.
Felicity Buchan MP, Member of Parliament for Kensington.
Rupert Harrison, Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers to George Osborne.
Catherine McGuinness, Policy Chair, City of London Corporation.
Gareth Davies MP, Member of Parliament for Grantham and Stamford (chair)