What will ‘Levelling Up’ pay for?

Tom Collinge

A priority since 2019 election, ‘Levelling Up’ broadly refers to the government’s attempts to address geographic inequalities across the United Kingdom. At the March 2021 Budget, the Chancellor announced three new pots of levelling up funding: the Levelling Up Fund, the UK Community Renewal Fund, and the Community Ownership Fund. We have analysed these funds, worth £5.17bn, to understand what they can be spent on, and what opportunities there are for charities and civil society to play their part.

Read our latest report on: What will ‘Levelling Up’ pay for? Written by NPC’s Leah Davis, Head of Policy and External Affairs and Tom Collinge, Policy Manager.

Levelling up should be about more than transport and buildings. The social issues Britain's charities are tackling can be just as much of a drag on prosperity. Click To Tweet

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