Levelling Up in Rural Areas: Unlocking the Potential

The right support and recognition could unlock the potential of rural communities and economies to play a key role in England’s future.

The Levelling Up agenda presents a real opportunity to address the historic and current challenges for underperforming rural areas of the country. To do so fairly and equitably, metrics and measures need to be sufficiently sensitive and fine-tuned to recognise the particular circumstances and needs of rural areas.

This briefing by the Rural Coalition discusses how this can be achieved.