ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS: Data Check - Leeds the most popular big city with residents

Leeds has been rated as the best UK city to live in, according to research carried out among 1,000 dwellers in Britain's eight largest cities. The Henley Management College research took the averages of 'excellent' ratings by residents on areas such as public transport amenities, cleanliness and entertainment. It concluded that 65 per cent of 15-35 year olds living in Leeds rated their city as excellent overall, with Birmingham and Liverpool close behind. London scored high marks for entertainment but scored poorly on other public issues.

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