A pitch for top city 2

March 20, 2008

May I suggest a simplified quality-of-life table. It has only three criteria, against which I rank my own institution. The first is low property prices - on this Wolverhampton scores well. The second is proximity to countryside - again Wolverhampton does well. The third is proximity to Selhurst Park, home of Crystal Palace Football Club - on this measure Wolverhampton does very poorly indeed.

Michael Cunningham, Senior lecturer, University of Wolverhampton.

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