Glasgow’s economic potential is being crippled by poor public transport links, a new report suggests.

Centre for Cities claims that the economy is being held back in part because around 300,000 workers struggle to commute between the city centre and elsewhere in Glasgow.

Andrew Carter, chief executive at the independent research organisation, claims that Glasgow’s economic underperformance is equivalent to the size of the entire nation’s oil and gas sector, or 4.6 per cent of Scotland’s GDP.

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