'While division seemingly characterises our national politics, at a local level there are huge opportunities for a new power settlement.'
'This visible attractive space sends a positive message that there are things happening – and there are people based here who are committed to supporting the community.'
'As a society, we believe that decision making should come closest to those it affects most.'
'We want to pay a mortgage rather than always being at risk of landlords cashing in and moving us on.'
'Our high streets are the beating hearts of our communities.'
'Community rail is an incredibly widespread grassroots movement that most people don’t know about.'
'I hope these deals will provide the investment and the impetus for long-term renewal.'
'We’ll need to prioritise investment in policies that deliver real productivity gains and boost economic growth in the long term.'
'Cleaning up the air in our towns and cities makes sound economic sense and this study demonstrates that. It will boost the health of our communities and save the NHS money.'
‘There is great potential for landlords to work with us to help people get the homes they want.'