MJ Growth Agenda

  • The importance of being inclusive

    07 June 2016

    Following the launch of the RSA’s Inclusive Growth Commission, Anna Randle says councils must look beyond traditional thinking and transform public services if communities are to benefit from inclusive growth.

  • Big borough in search of major investment

    04 January 2016

    At a pivotal time for Barking and Dagenham, Chris Naylor explains how the borough created a growth commission to harness investment and protect community interests

  • Boost business growth at MJ event

    13 May 2015

    Sir John Peace, who chaired the Local Government Association study on how to boost investment in England’s non-metropolitan areas, is a keynote speaker at The MJ’s event next month on how local authorities can boost business growth.

  • London calling

    05 June 2014

    Evidence that booming London continues to drive the growth agenda was confirmed this week by new analysis.

  • Localiser inside the Whitehall citadel

    03 June 2014

    As cities minister Greg Clark scrutinises the bids to access the £2bn pot for the first year of the new local growth fund, he tells Michael Burton why he believes the coalition is now leading the devolution debate