Tag Archives: town centre rejuvenation

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 …

Posted in News and Op-eds | Leave a comment



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarMatthew Huntbach 29th Aug - 12:57pm
    Joe Otten If UKIP unites around backward cultural values, it makes sense to have a broad appeal in other respects, much as we might wish...
  • User AvatarCharlie 29th Aug - 12:44pm
    Ukraine and EU should have followed the Finnish option. Finland existed on the Soviet borders from 1945 without being aligned to NATO or EU and...
  • User AvatarBolano 29th Aug - 12:29pm
    @Matthew Huntbach "Isn’t this a bit like what is always thrown back whenever anyone raises civil liberty concerns “Oh, don’t worry about it, it will...
  • User AvatarJo Christie-Smith 29th Aug - 12:25pm
    Well, that is a shame and a wasted opportunity to get one of our fantastic female approved candidates (I mean really, this woman has a...
  • User AvatarDavid Evershed 29th Aug - 12:24pm
    Voters in every constituency should be worried about HS2. At a time when the government is borrowing an extra £100bn each year to add to...
  • User AvatarLittle Jackie Paper 29th Aug - 12:24pm
    There is an awful lot of media fluff about this, and frankly the reporting isn't great. I suggest that everyone goes and reads the actual...