Commenting on the UK Government’s plans to move public sector jobs to Wolverhampton, Paul Swinney from economic think tank Centre for Cities indicates the limitations. A real transformation would come through creating tens of thousands of private sector jobs and opting for subsidiarity, moving more power to local governments. The BBC’s move to Salford, DVLA to Swansea and Germany’s model for employment of public sector employees are mentioned.

Header image: BBC in Belfast, K. Mitch Hodge