'Let’s hope that we quickly reach a new normal and get the chance to implement some of these philosophies.'
Nigel Wilcock, Author at NewStart
'A ‘No Deal’ Brexit is an act of economic self-harm.'
'To ignore the differing roles that different parts of Britain play in the national economy is to misunderstand an important part of how the economy functions.'
The silence on the Shared Prosperity Fund, which is proposed to replace European Union structural funding worth about €2.4bn per year, is deafening.
'In an uneven economy, is productivity something that organisations have an incentive to pursue?'
'UK economics analysts are once again wringing their hands over the country’s poor productivity performance.'
'Local authorities which have been the most successful in their economic development approaches are now in the best position to survive.'
Big picture ideas have created little while private industry has carried on and created a modern economy despite the role of government.
Seven themes for a new strategy set out
We need strategic direction on delivery structures and powers.