‘LEPs are supposed to be an engine room of local economic growth but they have been dogged by a lack of local accountability.’
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Traders recently presented the authority with a ‘vote of no confidence’ demanding a new team is brought in to run the market.
‘For many local government leaders, Brexit is the elephant in the council chamber.’
‘We want to hold the government’s feet to the fire on what they are doing to help business investment in all parts of the UK.’
2018 was the toughest year yet for the community energy sector with new generation capacity shrinking compared to 2017
The IFS has blamed rising housing costs, pensioners being better off, and weak earnings growth for the rise in the numbers of the working poor.
The IPPR has said said that reducing migrant over-qualification to the levels of UK-born workers would help improve the UK’s wages and productivity.
Manufacturing may be ‘significantly’ higher in economic contribution and underestimating it could have serious implications for national decision-making.
‘The committee will seek to identify the disparities and explore how better data can inform policy makers on how best to level the playing field.’
‘We will show that these plans are not just the right thing for people and the environment but also right for our economy.’