The Government can do a lot in a short space of time. A key question should be: how do we make these towns nicer places to live?
Posts Tagged: Pubs
Richard Holden: This first Johnson year demanded tough short-term decisions. The coming second will demand tough long-term ones.
The towns of the North East, left behind for generations by Labour, will need to see their Conservative MPs forging a durable path to a future.
Whitehall must understand that if an algorithm offers up cherished green spaces to hungry developers, there will be a local backlash.
Many still assume that going to college and leaving home are bound up together. But it ain’t necessarily so.
Mo Metcalf-Fisher: “Pubs versus schools” doesn’t need to be an either-or scenario in reopening Britain
It’s been suggested that choices need to be made about which businesses should close first, but this isn’t fair to the country’s publicans.
The Chancellor is groping his way, knowing well that the future is unknowable, trying to hold on to as much of the past as he can.
Howard Flight: High streets, air travel, restaurants, the arts. How the virus is transforming our lifestyle.
It should be remembered that the arts contributes more to Britain’s international earnings, in the aggregate, than does the City of London.
Richard Holden: On Wednesday, Sunak needs to show as much confidence in Britain as local publicans in North West Durham
It was superb to see responsible local businesses investing, and ensuring a safe and socially distanced experience for their customers.
July 4: The businesses that are resuming, the rationale for reopening them and the rules that they face
While pubs and restaurants are happy with the Government’s latest move, there has been backlash from the sports industry.
Clubs and bars, particularly in London, have been at the whim of harsh regulations for years.
Sponsored Post: British Beer and Pub Association: Partnership pubs – how they work and why they’re chosen
There is space in the market for all of the different ownership models to thrive but a Partnership model can benefit both sides by balancing opportunities and trade-offs.
Council planning officers impose extra costs, which make it harder to restore redundant buildings.
Hundreds if not thousands of pubs have disappeared because the people who used to enjoy a drink and a smoke together have gone elsewhere or stayed at home.
In Tooting, we have harnessed ‘People Power’ to change our area for the better under the terms of legislation passed by the last government.