‘After all that we have contributed, it is devastating to see the council decide just to foist another tax on us.’
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‘Eventually this would take the total income from the fund to £5 million per annum to help deliver local services.’
‘The zones that were created in Lancashire and the Humber in response to large job losses have seen job losses.’
‘Brexit cannot leave local areas facing huge financial uncertainty as a result of lost regional aid funding.’
‘LEPs are supposed to be an engine room of local economic growth but they have been dogged by a lack of local accountability.’
‘Responsible investment is an important and growing area of focus for many charities and social enterprises.’
‘To ignore the differing roles that different parts of Britain play in the national economy is to misunderstand an important part of how the economy functions.’
In rural areas, wealthy second homeowners are avoiding making any contribution to local coffers by registering their properties as businesses eligible for rate relief.
Manufacturing may be ‘significantly’ higher in economic contribution and underestimating it could have serious implications for national decision-making.
‘These actions are focused on resetting the operational structure of Kier, simplifying the portfolio, and emphasising cash generation.’