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A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road: no economic case and a dodgy consultation.

Manchester Friends of the Earth. Good analysis of this retro road building project.  The usual story of flawed economic modeling (or possibly modeling conducted to support a favoured project). Above all we have to ask why in this time of … Continue reading

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Aviation and Growth – a response

An extraordinary article appeared the other day in the Manchester Evening News.  By Baron Frankel from the New Economy (i.e. the City Region’s economy ‘think-tank’), it sings the praises of the airport and its acquisition of Stanstead in leading economic … Continue reading

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