Towards a new wave of local economic activism: the future for economic development strategies

12th February 2010.

It tells you what local authorities are getting wrong in their economic development strategies. We carry out a simple twenty point test on each strategy. Then we outline a new model for local authorities to adopt when forming their economic strategies in future. Finally, we offer the chance for your local authority to get involved in a ground-breaking pilot scheme.

Quite simply, this report seeks to rewrite the way we do local economics in this country.