When local people develop plans for their local economy, conventional indicators of economic growth are pretty low down the list.
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‘All those things are held by the mayor of Manchester, so why do we have to have second best in Yorkshire?’
It is an experiment that ought to be better known, its progress tracked on the BBC and fought over in parliament.
‘We are kidding the British public. We are not talking about the size of the state we can afford and what people are willing to pay for.’
‘Many people doubted that anyone in Bramley could run a business, let alone make it better than before’.
‘Investment in our local high street heritage goes well beyond bricks and mortar’
‘We desperately need to maximise the potential in this relationship to tackle the housing crisis.’
The wrong-headed and patronising assumption that people living in poverty are hopelessly dependent on the imaginary largesse of the state and have no resourcefulness of their own.
Why town and parish councils are the ‘closest tier of local government to communities’.
A number of welfare policies have ‘combined to create an environment that limits the availability of genuinely a affordable housing’.