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Guest Blog: Andy Burnham Manifesto Briefing by Chris Peacock and Jonathan Coverdale, Newington Communications
Chris Peacock and Jonathan Coverdale of Newington Communications discuss, assess and examine Andy Burnham's Manifesto in a helpful briefing which hopefully clears some of the fog, particularly with regards to the potential influence on planning and development industries.
So, just as the final days of consultation on the first draft of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework draw to an end, the fireworks go off with the prospective Mayor, Andy Burnham launching a major broadside to help spark the debate further. The press are lining up the other candidates as being pro the Framework (Sean Anstee) and anti (Jane Brophy) with Burnham seeking changes but not scrapping it.
Notably, Burnham is quoted as saying “no net loss” to the Green Belt. A telling phrase.
As part of the Leeds City Region delegation at last week's MIPIM UK I had the opportunity to hear the current views on the Northern Powerhouse from five of the regions' key political figures.
Speaking in a panel discussion at MIPIM UK, each was asked to comment on the current Northern Powerhouse proposition, the impact of Brexit on the concept and aspirations for the Budget Autumn Statement.
The long-awaited Draft Greater Manchester Spatial Framework is due to be approved for consultation a week today.
The draft document has been published in the agenda to the joint meeting of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and AGMA Executive Board on Friday 28th October. At the meeting, it is anticipated that members will approve the publication of the document for consultation between 31st October and 23rd December.
Yesterday (18th August) Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has today published its Liveability Ranking and Overview Report for 2016 (document available here). The aim of this study is to rank a selection of 140 major cities across the world in terms of their levels of liveability. The rankings are based on 5 different criteria – stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure.