Posts Tagged ‘Regeneration’

Near-universal call for industrial recovery blocked by 3 party austerity obsession

by Michael Meacher.

A YouGov poll this week says 85% want the next government to promote a stronger UK manufacturing base, with 62% believing it will give the country more economic security. They’re absolutely right of course, and that is the centrepiece of my book The State We Need: Keys to the Renaissance of Britain. But it isn’t going […]

Regeneration destroys the big society

by Carl Packman.

Nothing kills a town quite like a regeneration. Seldom are regeneration measures designed to benefit the community and are normally the result of backdoor discussions between big business and local authority apparatchiks. Think I’m being too harsh or conspiratorial?

Lloyds-TSB and RBS could be the basis of a National Investment Bank

by Jon Trickett.

The economy is stagnating and is clearly in deep trouble. The latest figures show the UK economy has grown by just 0.2% in the nine months since George Osborne announced his Comprehensive Spending Review that set out a huge package of cuts. There is turbulence on the stock markets in part, at least, because of […]

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