London bottom of table

London comes bottom in The Good Growth for Cities index Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

London comes third from bottom in The Good Growth for Cities Index, which measures the performance of the largest UK cities against a ten categories defined as key to economic success and well-being.

They include employment, health, income and the new measure of providing for the future – skills – are the most important of these factors, as judged by the public.

While Reading and Bracknell comes out on top.


Low quality of life for Londoners

Research taking into account economic well-being, access to hospitals and standards of living puts Reading on top and London below average.