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Opinion: Three birds, one enhanced programme – beyond the town centre rejuvenation plans

In the wake of both the Government’s town centre rejuvenation plan and the Mary Portas initiative, I believe we have a bigger opportunity to build on the interest and momentum created by both these plans to use them to address some wider and related issues.

The current plans are very specific to town centres and I fully agree with the intent; however, I believe it could be enhanced to also address 2 additional points – the need to offer people not just the minimum wage, but a more representative ‘Living wage’ to help them out of any potential Benefits …

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  • User AvatarStevo 27th Aug - 9:51pm
    To democratise the political and economic realm so that everyone can fulfill their potential. Also, the Adam Smith Institute is crazy.
  • User AvatarStevo 27th Aug - 9:42pm
    Let's think of an analogous argument: There is loads of competition in the MP3 player market. There is much less competition for minicab companies. Therefore,...
  • User AvatarStevo 27th Aug - 9:34pm
    How many are working class? Non-Oxbridge or Russell Group?
  • User AvatarStevo 27th Aug - 9:30pm
    It's a joke that we're even participating in this rotten system. Don't nominate any more and fight to elect the Lords and scrap the honours...
  • User AvatarSesenco 27th Aug - 9:10pm
    I see danger lurking round the corner. It has been widely stated that during the last Parliament unelected peers had too much influence over how...
  • User AvatarSimon Shaw 27th Aug - 8:57pm
    @Will "The undemocratic unelected Lords do not represent the people of Scotland so they should be mindful to keep their noses out of Scotlands business."...