Please download the file below to read the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority Weekly Policy Briefing as of Friday 27 January.
This week’s key messages
- Bloomberg UK updated its Levelling Up scorecard and found that more than three-quarters of constituencies — especially those in the Midlands and North — were already behind London and the South East in 2019 and have since fallen even further behind.
- Data released from the 2021 Census reveal trends in Housing, Health and Disability and Unpaid Care across England and Wales.
- Research from Onward shows that social trust levels vary from street-to-street across the country, with areas of Sheffield featuring in the highest and lowest categories.
- Local Transport Data from SYMCA shows the proportion of weekly bus use is 75.4% of pre-Covid figures and tram patronage is at 83.1% whilst the number of people counted overall at interchanges increased by +1,861 (+4.6%) to 42,516 from the previous week.