Regional disparities can do huge damage to growth. Here are five reasons why the Government’s mission makes sense from every angle.
Its benefits would also extend to our own health and wellbeing.
The role of strong local leadership here cannot be underestimated in galvanizing place prosperity.
The West of England was a narrow Conservative victory last time. It is likely to be closely fought again.
The second in a mini-series of pieces on ConHome this week about schools after Covid.
It contributes a tidy £6.75 billion in GVA to the national economy each year as a net contributor to Treasury coffers.
The key lesson from the Cambridge scheme is the importance of public support. Eighty per cent of students volunteered to take part.
Free Schools spotted a gap in the market and provided a solution to fill it. This initiative has the potential to do the same.
Emissions from cars are 50 per cent above the national average in Cambridgeshire. We need to boost alternatives to ease congestion.
How the Conservatives are winning and Labour losing the working class – a pattern that the latter’s leadership candidates are set to repeat.
This imbalance is driven by the core science budget: the Research Councils (which fund projects) and Quality Related “QR” funding, which universities allocate.
Collecting statistics on people’s self-identified racial background is one thing. Having ringfenced funding for one racial group is quite another.