Two years on from when the builders and bulldozers moved in, there is a feeling that real, long-term regeneration is happening in the Anfield neighbourhood.
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I am sure that some people will think that I am least slightly crackpot when I suggest that Liverpool could have its own bank. But we could and in my opinion we should. Liverpool alone as a council has £1.3bn washing through its accounts each year. We have at any one time in our own right or in our management £100,000,000 of medium and short-term investment. Just think what those figures would look like if we added in the turnover and short and medium term assets of the other five Merseyside councils.
This week, as one of Britain’s wealthiest entrepreneurs gives us his self-help message - a peculiarly ironic statement in England’s most deprived city -, I’ll be taking it with a large pinch of salt.