“There will always be winners and losers in any devolution process”: North England Build Conference 2016

The blog attended at the Northern Powerhouse session yesterday morning during Day 1 of the North England Build Conference at Manchester Central. Given that the “Conference Room” was simply an open seated area at the back of the exhibition space, both the acoustics and background noise level left something to be desired. Be that as…

Off to the Eternal City….

A few days (well earned??) rest for the blog as we fly off for a 10th Wedding Anniversary break to Rome.  We couldn’t help being put in mind of 2 things. First the EU Referendum here in the UK. Sometimes we seem so close to Europe and yet at other times so far apart. Our…