Monthly Archives: October 2012

Dirty Old Media City

I spent two recent weekends in the ‘twin cities’ of Manchester and Salford.  Despite appearances to the contrary, they’re separate places, but this is delicate ground upon which a Londoner should tread carefully.  Similarly, the question of second city status, … Continue reading

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Affordable Housing – Beware of Immitations

It’s good that Ed Balls is talking about building 100,000 new ‘affordable’ homes.  Pity he didn’t do something about it when Labour was in power, but better late than never.  However, even allowing for conference grandstanding and the strong possibility … Continue reading

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