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How to stop the “brain drain”

Of all new graduates from UK universities in 2014 and 2015, a quarter were working in London within six months

By Alexandra Jones  

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One of the most common interpretations of the Brexit vote is that it illustrated the UK’s stark economic divides—with the “left behind places” in regions such as the northeast and Midlands venting their anger at the disparities between them and London and the southeast.

Prime Minister Theresa May had these concerns in mind in August when she announced plans for a new economic and industrial strategy to “drive growth up and down the country” and…

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