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Recession widens gap between strong and weak regions, report finds

The Guardian, 18 January 2010
Publié le : 18 janvier 2010
 Heather Stewart 

"Recession has bitten hardest in cities already ravaged by long-term industrial decline, exacerbating the divide between Britain's strongest and weakest regions, according to a thinktank report published today.

"In its annual snapshot of the health of urban Britain, the Centre for Cities says places such as Hull, Doncaster and Birmingham, which already had higher than average unemployment before the credit crunch, have suffered the heaviest job losses over the past 12 months.

""Many of the cities that have been hit hardest are places still suffering from the legacy of industrial restructuring and previous recessions. This is widening the gap between cities," it says."

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