Mick backs Ed

01 July 2014

Mr Miliband was speaking in Leeds today after the publication of a new report by Andrew Adonis, the former Secretary of State for Transport, called Mending the Fractured Economy, said councils should be allowed to keep any extra business rates generated by growth to invest locally. Lord Adonis believes that more than £30 billion could be freed-up for local authorities to spend in their areas. Mick added: ‘We welcome investment, and not just in the railway, because that is the way to get this country back on track. And we need to take new measures to bring jobs, and growth, and prosperity, to every part of Britain.’

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