TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2017

Posts Tagged ‘Manchester’

  CHANGING TIMES. The General Election result indicated a turning of a corner in the sentiment of the nation, the reaction to the dreadful Grenfell Tower fire, confirmed it. The tide of anti-State, anti EU feeling is on the ebb. People are beginning to realise that a lot of “red tape” is there to protect [read more…]


  FARRON’S BIG MISTAKE. As I mentioned last week the decision to go ahead with a third runway at Heathrow is better for the North than the Gatwick option. Not as good as using Birmingham and Manchester, but the choice that first faced Harold Wilson’s government in the 1960s has been made. But now we [read more…]


  A BIT OF BOTH. Debate has opened up on the future configuration of the Northern Powerhouse under Theresa May’s government. Should the project be less focused on our cities and cover a wider canvas? Will we play second fiddle to the Midlands Engine? What is the key to providing sustainable jobs in the middle [read more…]


    END THE CENTRE LEFT SPLITS. It is a dark time for people who believe in centre left politics, and it could get a whole lot darker. Across Europe and America, the centre left is either out of political power or is under pressure from radical or authoritarian forces. The elderly crave for a [read more…]


  Business is faced with years of uncertainty following the Brexit vote but people are trying to make the best of a very bad job. That was clear at a Downtown meeting in Manchester this week where our members and guests resolved to use the northern spirit of enterprise to seek out new opportunities if [read more…]