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Return on investment: Who funds levelling up?

If levelling up is to be successful, it will require investment, often in places with lower 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 explores the options for financing levelling up.


  • Rt Hon Jesse Norman MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury
  • Felicity Buchan MP, Member of Parliament for Kensington
  • Gareth Davies MP, Member of Parliament for Grantham and Stamford
  • Rupert Harrison, HMT Former Chair, Council of Economic Advisors
  • Catherine McGuinness, Policy Chair, City of London Corporation

Jan 12
Join our panel of experts as they react to the Science Minister’s speech and set out their views on the future of the UK’s international science strategy.
Jan 11
Join Science Minister George Freeman MP for an exclusive speech on the government’s plans to make the UK a science superpower.
Dec 13
Event Full
A festive drinks reception for under 35’s
Nov 30
Last Few
Fixing Britain’s outdated competition regime