Social Enterprise UK’s State of Social Enterprise report highlights growing role of sector.
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One of the key challenges of the localism agenda is around skills and leadership deficits at a local level.
Two councils vote against taking plans to next stage.
Asking the question ‘what is the economy for?’ permits a broader consideration of what economic priorities should be, beyond extractive growth.
‘We’ve not seen a development approach which takes into consideration what these towns want or need.’
Only three of the core cities sought to make neighbourhood renewal in the poorest areas a pre-condition for growth.
‘Leaving the EU is an opportunity to rethink the balance of power between the national and the local’
Communities in older industrial Britain now face punishment in the form of welfare cuts for the destruction wrought to their industrial base all those years ago.
Economic policymaking in the UK is ‘too opaque, too closed and too elitist’
We need a social movement for effective local democracy.