Liverpool CEO reflects on six months in post
Earlier this year, Andrew Lewis stepped into the brooding aftermath of what he describes as a “catastrophic crisis of governance” to lead the city council into a new, more prosperous era. Half a year into the job, he sat down with Place North West to discuss how it is going.
Autumn Statement 2023 | Main announcements, industry reaction
Additional investment zones, business rates relief, devolution deals, and a series of measures geared towards unlocking planning backlogs were all featured in chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s list of 110 measures for economic growth.
Levelling Up and Regeneration bill becomes law
The bill that underpins the Conservative’s flagship election promise – to support the regeneration of left-behind places – received royal assent yesterday almost four years after the last general election and just a few months before the next.
Analysis - Commentary
Sunak’s transport games leave North fending for itself
Once again, we have seen the real view from Westminster – with leaders looking down on the regions and assuming we will dance to any tune they play for us, writes Paul Unger of Place North.