These are areas that have been neglected for many years. The big cities have had rather greater attention for many years.
Posts Tagged: Regeneration
The Communities Secretary says he didn’t take decision to award Newark money from the Towns Fund.
A proposed transformation would move away from the reliance on big anchor stores and create 1,300 new homes – all on reclaimed brownfield sites.
Councils should do more to share premises, such as libraries and office reception areas. So should post offices.
De-industrialisation has led to a high number of empty properties. But we now have more housing completions than the average London borough.
We will fight on a positive city-wide agenda: respecting and empowering the individual, strengthening all communities, investing evenly across the City.
Stephen Greenhalgh and Nick Botterill: Under Labour, Hammersmith & Fulham has become a borough of missed opportunity
The chance for new housing, of an improved standard, has been sabotaged. The dream of home ownership for thousands has been thwarted.
Business Rates and the planning system contribute to the problem of boarded-up shops in so many of our towns.
Council debt costs the city £11 million a year in interest payments. Our vision prioritises the creation of jobs, regeneration, and thousands of new homes.
Andrew Smith: The next Conservative Government can deliver for the North by investing in regeneration.
I hope that we will see more of the Chancellor during the campaign explaining how his plans can help support investment to boost productivity.
Gimmicks and bribes are not the answer. Prosperity will be achieved if free entreprise is allowed to thrive.
Bowman and Westlake’s policy ideas are perfectly compatible with this end, but pitching them as a city and town agenda risks creating a false impression.
The Conservative Party could become the natural home for the urban working class if it revived these towns, David Skelton argues in his new book.
Paul James: I’m proud of what we achieving in Gloucester. But more incentives are needed for new housing.
The New Homes Bonus must not be eroded, and the constraints on small urban local authorities should be recognised.
We took ads on Facebook to trumpet our town’s success stories. It also helped that the local MP is recognised to be fighting for Brexit.