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Tag Archives: social franchise
Supermarkets, levies and the social franchise
Posted on 29 July, 2014 by The Steady State Manchester team
We have referred in recent posts to the idea of the social franchise. This framework for local policy has been advocated and developed by colleagues at the CRESC research unit (Manchester and Open Universities). The idea is simple: by operating … Continue reading →
Posted in economics, key concepts, Manchester City Council | Tagged CRESC, Derby, Enfield, leakage, Local government, Manchester City Council, Mark Burton, regeneration, social franchise, supermarkets, utilities | 5 Comments
Manchester’s new housing deal: more questions than answers.
Posted on 27 June, 2014 by The Steady State Manchester team
Manchester City has signed a new housing deal with Manchester City! Yes, that’s what we said, where “Manchester City” of course means Manchester City Council and strangely enough (in Manc. English) “Manchester City” also means Manchester City Football Club. Even … Continue reading →
Posted in housing, Manchester City Council, news, Questions | Tagged Abu Dhabi, Ancoats, housing, investment, Manchester City Council, Mark Burton, New Islington, re-localisation, regeneration, social franchise | 8 Comments