Articles by Gerry Stoker

June 23, 2021

Symbolism and substance in the UK government’s politics of levelling up

Gerry Stoker
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is committed to a politics of ‘levelling up’ as the defining ambition of his government. Will Jennings, Lawrence McKay and Gerry Stoker argue that this may prove to be a long-lasting policy agenda, albeit one more of symbolism than substance
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Gerry Stoker
Professor of Governance, University of Southampton

Gerry has published over thirty books and many articles.

Much of his work has focused on issues political trust as part of the TrustGov research team.

Follow him on Twitter @profstoker

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