A post-Covid recovery plan should provide jobs for our young people and boost the retail and creative sectors

Through its planning policies, external grant applications, and other interventions, the council can influence the local economy, promoting ‘traditional’ sectors such as tourism, as well as newer sectors such as the creative and cultural sector.  To achieve this, a Labour council will:  Introduce a post-Covid business recovery scheme; Ensure the Read more…

We’ll attract the investment needed for more homes and improved leisure facilities

We can provide much-needed homes and new leisure facilities by attracting external grants, or borrowing paid for by the income generated from the project itself. In pursuing these ‘self-funded’ longer-term regeneration and redevelopment projects a Labour Council will: Work to support the Town Deal bid and if it’s successful help to maximise the opportunities Read more…