Economic, Social and Territorial Situation of the United Kingdom

This report outlines an overview of the UK's economic, political and administrative framework for EU Cohesion Policy, focusing on London and South East England. It provides figures on the UK's level of employment, demography and regional disparities. It highlights that, in spite of the fact that the UK in general is a relatively wealthy region within the EU, it has regional disparities which need to be addressed in order to reduce inequalities and social exclusion.