Levelling-up: some wealthy areas of England to see 10 times more funding than poorest
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Levelling-up: some wealthy areas of England to see 10 times more funding than poorest

Exclusive: per-head funding inequality exposed by Guardian research into Boris Johnson’s levelling-up agenda

Some of the wealthiest parts of England, including areas represented by government ministers, have so far been allocated 10 times more money per capita than the poorest under Boris Johnson’s “levelling up” agenda, Guardian analysis has found.

Michael Gove, the communities secretary, will announce on Wednesday new measures designed to end what the prime minister has called the “outrage” of regional inequalities.

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