The Business Secretary stood outside a pub and proclaimed his support for vitality, prosperity and commerce.
There are real questions to ask about the fundamental problems of the Government’s pandemic response.
Among our recommendations today, Localis is urging central government to further reduce the tax burden on the pub sector.
Perhaps the simplest way of putting it is: it’s all about economic credibility, stupid. Because come 2024, it certainly will be.
The towns of the North East, left behind for generations by Labour, will need to see their Conservative MPs forging a durable path to a future.
Whitehall must understand that if an algorithm offers up cherished green spaces to hungry developers, there will be a local backlash.
Many still assume that going to college and leaving home are bound up together. But it ain’t necessarily so.
It’s been suggested that choices need to be made about which businesses should close first, but this isn’t fair to the country’s publicans.
It should be remembered that the arts contributes more to Britain’s international earnings, in the aggregate, than does the City of London.
It was superb to see responsible local businesses investing, and ensuring a safe and socially distanced experience for their customers.