This week’s key messages
- GDP figures released on Friday indicate that the UK technically avoided a recession but has zero growth.
- This week the PM reshuffled Cabinet, with several restructured departments and new ministerial appointments. This includes a new Department for Energy Security and Net Zero.
- A report by think tank Common Wealth looks into the evolution of the UK’s electricity sector, comparing the system against other countries to explain different outcomes in the source, security of supply, and retail price of electricity.
- Spatial analysis of deprivation in education and skills, as well as sectoral employment concentration, reveals a patchwork of trends in South Yorkshire.
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