Social housing tenants are among those most affected by financial exclusion. A new report shows how a more strategic approach from landlords can make a huge difference. Neil Merrick reports
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Broad-based regeneration schemes are now over, but for how long? Clare Goff discovers some believe the consequences will be too severe not to bring them back
David Cameron has cited Swedish and Spanish co-operative schools as models for public service mutuals in this country. But a new report from Co-operativesUK finds the UK has a long way to go if it is to mirror international experiences of public service delivery by co-operatives.
As a councillor it is already difficult to explain to people that you have no direct power over a multitude of organisations, but this will increasingly get worse in the future as I will also have to explain that there is nothing I can do about the local school or health facilities.
We need an alternative which local communities can use to leverage funding to create new infrastructure. This is where TIF – tax increment financing – comes in.
Without face to face practical support we could be setting new businesses up for an almighty fall, warns Dawn Whiteley
After years spent championing Manchester’s marginalised groups, Atiha Chaudry tells Nicole Froio current cutbacks have left her and fellow campaigners ‘drained and exhausted’
The winners have been announced – but will the Regional Growth Fund make a lasting difference? Adrian Nolan gives his assessment
For those of us who keep a pinch of salt handy on Budget Day, though, this welcome collection of ‘mays’ and ‘coulds’, which begin to put flesh on the bones of the coalition’s explicit rebalancing act, have to be seen in the context of a set of ‘wills’ that are already serving other rebalancing goals.
London is being given the chance to shape its own economic future, so why shouldn’t other cities? Chris Murray tells Austin Macauley why changes must be made to the localism bill to make that happen.