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Labour Conference strongly backs Regional Government – Labour’s 2000 conference in Brighton unanimously passes a policy paper with excellent backing for Regional Government

Building a future for all National policy forum report to Labour conference 2000 Chapter on Environment, transport and the regions, pp66-68 EMPOWERING PEOPLE Labour’s key objectives: Empowering local people and revitalising local democracy. Modernising local government structures making it more representative. Decentralising power to the English regions and strengthening regional policy. Delivering quality local services. … Read moreLabour Conference strongly backs Regional Government – Labour’s 2000 conference in Brighton unanimously passes a policy paper with excellent backing for Regional Government

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 again. And let me say how pleased I am to be speaking here at UMIST. … Read moreEnterprise and The Regions – Speech by Gordon Brown MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer at UMIST on Monday 29 January 2001

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 the supporters of regional devolution. They have come together to declare that the regions should … Read moreLatest Ebulletin

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, each with different needs and aspirations. People identify with their region – it defines who … Read moreThe Case for Regional Government at a glance