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Posts Tagged: Regionalism
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?
I did not put pen to paper before last night’s result. But I now need to express my concern.
Away from the playgrounds of the prosperous, “tattoo-parlour Britain” is very much today’s Britain
They promised to address the West Lothian Question. Now they’re just ignoring it. If they carry on, UKIP and Labour will capitalise.