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.

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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.