Tag: Places and Power

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Christabel Cooper

On The Path To Power?

Christabel Cooper takes a deep dive into the May 2022 election results Labour have enjoyed a steady 4-5% lead over the Conservatives in the polls for the last few months, which if carried through to a General Election would be enough to put Labour into government. But given the number

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Nick Plumb

A Labour vision for levelling up: Place and power

With Labour consistently ahead in the polls and conference season rapidly coming into view, now is the time for the party to start setting out its plan for government. In recent months, Labour has begun to tentatively sketch out it’s alternative to levelling up. Lisa Nandy and her team have

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Naushabah Khan

Medway: Left behind by ‘levelling up’

The long-awaited Levelling-up White Paper which champions Boris Johnson’s flagship policy, perhaps cynically, designed to secure his vote in traditional Labour heartlands, has finally been published. The paper sets out a strategy to spread opportunity more equally across the UK; ensuring that the concentration of wealth is not only in

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Hannah Lazell

Labour women, leading locally

Today is International Women’s Day and a chance for all of us to reflect on women’s place in society and public life. Much is said about women’s representation in Parliament and increasing the number of the number of women MPs, but there has generally been less attention paid to the

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Paul Richards

Levelling up? That’s a job for Labour

In his first column of a new, monthly, series for Progressive Britain Paul Richards takes on Michael Gove… The Labour Government elected in 1997 set the ambitious goal that within 10 to 20 years no-one should be ‘seriously disadvantaged by where they live’. After nearly two decades of Tory indifference,

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Roger Liddle

‘Please Prime Minister, can we have some more?’

While the Prime Minister has made ‘levelling up’ the centrepiece of his post-Brexit agenda, The Financial Times’ Robert Shrimsley described Mr Johnson’s recent speech to the Conservative Party Conference as “all destination, no plan?” We have, as the PM put it, “one of the most imbalanced societies and lop-sided economies of all the richer

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Barry Colfer

Learning about place

With the NGEU programme, Spain has a chance to make its economy more sustainable, inclusive and resilient. Whether it does so remains to be seen

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Rick Wylie

Public Value Management

With the NGEU programme, Spain has a chance to make its economy more sustainable, inclusive and resilient. Whether it does so remains to be seen

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