Monthly Archives: December 2010

Local Economic Development – How do we do it?

There is no single way to approach local economic development. A template isn’t the answer. It requires people who can think through the issues for themselves and work with other people. There is no such thing as ‘best practice’ because the world moves on and circumstances are different. Continue reading

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Housing Standards – confusion and shame

Government Minister says that local housing standards are confusing and expensive so let’s have local building standards, but ignores us having the smallest homes in Europe Continue reading

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Public Health: Symptoms and Causes

Public Health interventions, to be made the responsibility of Local Authorities, must deal with the underlying causes and not the symptoms. Why are ‘we’ drinking too much and eating the wrong food? Continue reading

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