'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.'
‘This scheme is going to reenergise and transform even more of our high street.'
'I think that as a sector we have built our service models around the needs of a different minority, our most demanding customers, for the last 40 years.'
'With crowdfunding, you're investing with the council rather than giving them money to spend.'