He spoke to NewStart about how to make a financial success of community projects, the state of localism, and ‘the end of austerity.’
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‘The RSA’s unique blend of big ideas and practical action has never been more needed than now.’
‘Politicians at all levels need to wake up to the scale of the challenges posed by automation.’
‘Local authorities which have been the most successful in their economic development approaches are now in the best position to survive.’
The college’s skilled apprentices will benefit from working on one of the biggest regeneration projects in Europe.
‘For many struggling towns, their problems are linked to the underperformance of their closest city.’
In each pilot area, Barclays will undertake research and use data to better understand the local economy’s strengths and challenges.
Whitehall publishes briefings on the European Social Fund and the European Regional Development Programme.
‘Our own firm has decades of experience of funds where success is measured in financial and social outputs for customers spanning all forms of central and local government.’
‘By putting fairness at the heart of the economy, we can make it perform better.’