What government has been doing, we've got major programmes now, of billions of pounds, which are directed by central government… (read more)
That's what I think regions are about, making central government more accountable and fairer.
Why can't we, with a more intelligent policy, actually have houses that are affordable, built at higher densities than they… (read more)
The choice is not normally between the north and south. It might be between Britain and Europe.
You go down some street - no doubt it's there, and we have to do something about it, and our… (read more)
There is progress taking place, growth is better. We're only talking about two years there.
Down in the south, it's how we find the brownfield sites without taking too much land take to meet the… (read more)
I have only been seeking to get them to the negotiating table and, thank God, that's where they are.