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Posts Tagged: Regionalism
Brexit will allow us to decide on our own regional policy.
Simon Parker: Brexit wasn’t just about control. It was about people being left behind by the London elite
The focus on leaving the EU needs to be balanced by a powerful new Department for Growth, with a mandate to devolve power and drive up regional prosperity.
It’s about what they contribute – and take from – the public finances.
David Kirkby: The National Living Wage could undermine the Northern Powerhouse – so let’s vary it by region
There are negative possibilities for the supply of jobs, positive ones for productivity – and a lot of variation across sections.
Steve Hughes: Osborne’s record. Some progress on the deficit. Slower going on rebalancing. But now he has a chance to deliver.
The second piece in our mini-series on whether the Chancellor is achieving the rebalancing of the economy he wants.
Tamworth will be there at the table grabbing the opportunity of the new Combined Authority.
Too often, existing suppliers have contracts renewed without proper scrutiny.
Lord Hennessy: Never before in recent times have constitutional possibility and peril jostled together quite like this
It’s crucial for the shared future of those who live in these islands that we should not Balkanise ourselves, in either structural terms or in our minds and hearts.
Having left England out of the devolution deal, they then tried to break up the country. And that was just the start.
Bureaucracy and political correctness have been cut back while taxes have been kept down.
P.S: We need it for its own sake anyway.
Labour doesn’t own the North – it never did – and Conservatives can win here.
Nobody identifies himself as a “south westerner”
Our nation is the same as it was last week, but it feels very different. Must we dash to rewrite the constitution before Christmas?