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We continue the serialisation of our report, Policies for the City Region. In this installment we focus on jobs and income, again suggesting ways in which we, in our region, can improve the availability, range and quality of jobs and … Continue reading →
We continue the serialisation of our report, Policies for the City Region. In this installment we focus on money and exchange, again suggesting ways in which we, in our region, can improve the investments are made and value circulates. A … Continue reading →
We continue the serialisation of our report, Policies for the City Region. In this installment we explore the idea of “Economic Localisation” something that certainly distinguishes our approach from that of others suggesting policies for the city region. And there’s … Continue reading →
We continue the serialisation of our report, Policies for the City Region. This installment is about Greater Manchester using considerably less energy, and the transition to clean energy. It is a long installment but we thought it best to keep … Continue reading →
It has been argued that Greater Manchester has a choice. Either build on the green belt and have more high-rise in the city centre, or have insufficient new homes for an expanding population. Let’s examine this claim. View this as … Continue reading →
Greater Manchester: Towards a retrofit Garden City? We have been critical of recent plans in Greater Manchester1 but what might a better approach look like? At our latest conversation event we considered the idea of making the city region more … Continue reading →
Today we publish our full report: Policies for the City Region. The timing couldn’t be better as now is the run up to the first election of a Greater Manchester mayor. In it we explore and promote policies and practices … Continue reading →
Success as building frenzy: the Manchester model Someone once told me that for Sir Howard Bernstein, the retiring Chief Executive of Manchester City Council, his measure of success was the number of cranes visible on the city’s skyline. True or … Continue reading →