'This government stands with local councils at this difficult time.'
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’The Treasury’s rationale is to prioritise the use of PWLB for investment in services and local regeneration, and to reduce borrowing to invest in commercial property.'
'The chancellor has unveiled a “Bob the Builder” Budget – if the country needs it we will build it and get it done.'
The committee is now looking for written submissions based on the success of the devolution deals implemented, including the impact on local economies.
One of the report’s co-authors, Conservative MP Neil O’Brien said it is ‘no wonder some parts of the country feel short-changed’.
‘The levelling-up agenda cannot bypass and forget about shire counties.'
‘The size of discount is also driving a surge in homes being sold under RTB, which councils are unable to keep up.'
‘Homelessness is a crisis in this country but in Greater Manchester, we have a blueprint for success, one that has helped hundreds off the streets in just a few years.'
The report by the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship warns that productivity in many of the UK’s smaller cities is low by international standards.
'A new housing company will enable us to shake up the market and deliver much needed new homes for Milton Keynes families.'