Andy Wood, managing partner Yorkshire and North East at Grant Thornton, writes on the Northern Powerhouse and the levelling-up agenda.
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'In addition to financial struggles, our data shows that those in poverty were more likely to have felt lonely before lockdown began and are more likely to feel more lonely as a result of the crisis.'
'London Futures is a once in generation opportunity to shape the city’s future and will help to build a fairer, greener and more prosperous global capital.'
'Our committee’s inquiry will focus on measures that could help protect and create jobs.'
'We fear a significant number of those furloughed will not have employment to go back to unless we act now.'
‘The reduction in demand for office space in some locations could be used to counter demand for housing.'
'Job progression is likely to be much harder in an uncertain economic environment with reduced hiring.’
At present, it says the overall aims of ministerial plans for a significant boost in infrastructure spending ‘remain ill-defined’.
The webinar on 6 August will explore the piloting of the approach set out in the “Brighten All Corners” report through the development of Community Value Charters produced by think tank Localis.
'An independent, specialist body be given responsibility for providing government with strategic, long-term infrastructure advice and enshrining the place principle within planning practice.'