Politicians who rely on job creation alone as a barometer of success will alienate ordinary people
Posts Tagged: Cities
People are most favourably disposed to a Garden City if incentives are targeted on reducing the cost of living – and if their own property prices are protected.
Why making the rest of Britain more like London might not be a vote winner
The Chancellor’s critics have been proved wrong.
Greg Clark MP: The unflagging commitment of Michael Heseltine to the public good – in this, his ninth decade
Michael criss-crossed the country with me – something a former Deputy Prime Minister might have preferred to skip.
Councils put their own money into a project and pitch to central Government for more
We have a deficit of over £100 billion. We have record household debt. We need an Affordability Commission.
Alex Crowley: Mayor of London is one of the best jobs in British politics – so why don’t any Tories want it?
On the basis you only need to be better than your opponent, the mayoral election in 2016 is indeed competitive. Whisper it: even winnable for the Conservatives.
Greg Clark MP: The Chancellor, Warwickshire’s Izzi Seccombe, Coventry’s Ann Lucas – and the benefits of working together
The Chancellor praised senior Labour councillors on Monday. Conservative Warwickshire and Labour Coventry are also showing the benefits of working together.
Reshaping England’s political and economic geography won’t happen unless the champions of the North are driving the Government’s agenda.
Interference at a local level goes against every conservative principle we all hold dear – but the consequences of not acting can be severe.
My party seeks to build an economy which works for the many, not for the few.
The deepest divide that runs through our country is between the England of cities and conurbations and the England of towns and villages
London has morphed into an economic giant, creating a black hole, sucking in the best talent from the rest of the UK.
Greg Clark MP: Matthew Colledge, Sean Anstee, the legacy of Susan Williams – and the revival of Manchester
Its City Deal is an example of what our Government is doing to create and reinforce a virtuous circle of investment, success and prosperity in our urban areas.