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Enterprise and The Regions – Speech by Gordon Brown MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer at UMIST on Monday 29 January 2001

It is a pleasure to be here in Manchester this morning. For two centuries Manchester and the North West have been a world wide centre for manufacturing strength. This region led in the 19th Century and now it can lead

Latest Ebulletin

Welcome to the latest e-bulletin from the Campaign for the English Regions. ********************************************* With a further demonstration of the high level of popular support for regional government, CFER today published an advert in the Guardian newspaper listing just some of

Government to publish Green Paper

Speaking to a Labour conference in Glasgow, John Prescott has announced that the government intend to publish a green paper setting out plans for elected regional assemblies in England. CFER has warmly welcomed this announcement, but want to see it

Concrete examples of how Regional Government would benefit our everyday lives

Jane Thomas sees greater regional autonomy as one way to help ease Yorkshire and the Humber’s transport problems Jessica Hall examines the current tier of regional governance in the North East, and exposes a remarkable lack of democracy

The Case for Regional Government at a glance

A Fair Deal for the English Regions. The Government has created new institutions in Scotland, Wales and London. These all now have a strong political voice, but the English regions are being left behind. England has strong and historic regions,