The Centre for Local Economic Strategies has published What Needs to Be Done, its manifesto for local economies.
CLES in the Press
CLES’ Senior Researcher, Victoria Bettany, joined Dena Ryness, host of the ‘Divas Up North’ radio show, to discuss the challenges of successful devolution and the potential of the Northern Powerhouse to truly benefit women.
As councils struggle with cuts, one Lancashire city adapted a pioneering grassroots approach from America to tackling inequality and keeping profits local.
Manchester City Council (MCC) is playing a “pioneering role” by reinvesting spend back into the local economy through its progressive procurement policies, according to an independent think tank.
Manchester City Council is playing a ‘pioneering role’ in reinvesting spend back into the local economy with its progressive procurement policies, report says.
Stuart MacDonald discusses pensions and devolution in live interview on BBC Daily Politics.
We must accelerate the alternatives – written by Neil McInroy and published in Alternativas Economicas in Spanish.
[Matthew Brown] works closely with the Centre for Local Economic Strategies thinktank to implement his ideas and an EU network of cities that face similar challenges, though Brexit may put an end to that.
The UK’s leading progressive think and do tank, the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES), has appointed a new Associate Director.
“Cities need to understand and harness the potential of their existing wealth,” says Matthew Jackson, deputy chief-executive of the Centre for Local Economic Strategies, who helped create the Preston model and is now running the Birmingham project.
Jonathan Schofield asks what might happen with an Elected Mayor and a departed Bernstein
Birmingham City Council is joining with the Centre for Local Economic Strategies and Barrow Cadbury Trust to examine how anchor institutions can boost local economic opportunities. Neil McInroy and Matthew Jackson explain the approach and the need for a closer look at growth.