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Autumn Budget: the public purpose

28 Oct 2021
This Budget was promoted by the Chancellor as 'the' Budget to support world class public services and Levelling Up: a Budget for the whole of the UK, for people and communities, "one family, one United Kingdom"

Skills and infrastructure needed: Bill Scott, OBE, on Freeports

29 Jun 2021
Chief executive of Wilton Universal Group, Bill Scott, OBE, is optimistic about the benefits that Freeports could bring to the UK, but is not without reservations. He highlights the preparation that needs to be done, from addressing the skills shortage to investing in the infrastructure of areas where the ports will reside.

A people-focused system: an overview of trailed planning paper

05 Aug 2020
Nearly £1.3bn of investment was confirmed by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick on 4 August which includes funding for over 300 successful, 'shovel-ready', projects (selected by Local Enterprise Partnerships and Mayoral Combined Authorities), which are set to receive a share of £900m from the Getting Building Fund.