Posted tagged ‘economic development’

£1 million to renew business in Ipswich | Ipswich

April 14, 2010

A £1 million fund has been proposed to stimulate economic development in Ipswich.

The local councillor behind the proposals claims it could support the opening of 25 shops every year for the next four years. A post by local blog Ipswich Spy scrutinises the plan:

£1 million to renew business in Ipswich | Ipswich Spy.


The north south divide could get worse | Stoke-on-Trent

March 8, 2010

Thatcherite razing of industry was “pain with no gain” for the north, says Pits n Pots’ Bill Cawley, and Labour has not done enough to repair the damage.

He suggests that the economic debate ahead of the election should not simply be about cutting expenditure to finance the bank bailouts, but should be seen in a regional context.

The North South divide could get worse | Pits n Pots.