Spatial Inequalities

Spatial Inequalities

Everyone having more doesn’t make us more equal. This week LWM took part in a focus group with the 2070 commission on Spatial Inequalities. The commission recognise that wide and deeply embedded issues such as inequality require long term vision and planning to...

Doncaster leads on local sourcing

As local sourcing where appropriate is central to relocalising and strengthening regional economies, many will welcome news of a pledge made by Doncaster’s Mayor Ros Jones to ‘buy local’. Business Desk reports that when Ros Jones became Mayor in 2013, the council...

Corbyn focusses on decentralisation: localising energy and transport

Jeremy Corbyn has launched an environmental manifesto that outlines plans for the UK to achieve 65% of energy from renewable sources by 2030 – without fracking. Corbyn proposes to put cities, councils, devolved governments and communities at the heart of an efficient,...