Tag Archives: growth

The countryside as an engine of growth

I was fascinated to read the thoughts of our Chancellor, George Osborne and our Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Elizabeth Truss, in today’s Daily Telegraph.  While their plans to ensure our villages share in the prosperity … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Regionalism returns

In 2004, John Prescott tried very hard to establish elected regional government in England.  He selected North East England for his attempt, believing this was an area that saw itself as a region and would support the idea.  He failed … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment