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West Midlands devolution  – ending the fly-over state

02 Jun 2017, by in Economics

 Devolution has a long history. The election of metro mayor’s across the UK was just the latest milestone in the devolution journey. Successive governments have recognised that the UK is far too centralised and that to unlock the full potential of the UK’s nations and region’s  Whitehall needs to ‘let go’. Yet action has been…




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Why equality matters to the Eurozone crisis

15 Jun 2012, by in International

I’m speaking tonight in Birmingham at an event we’ve co-sponsored with the Foreign Policy Centre and the European Commission Representation in the UK, about UK persepctives on EU employment and social law. Here’s some of what I’ll be saying, explaining on the Eurozone crisis is all about equality, and how worker and union rights can help…




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