Heseltine: 'divert spending to help struggling areas'

Government regeneration adviser Lord Heseltine today suggested that ministers should consider diverting some of their major capital spending towards areas that are currently so economically infertile that they will struggle to make successful bids to the government's £2 billion a year Single Local Growth Fund.

by Richard Garlick
Lord Heseltine at the IED Conference earlier today
Lord Heseltine at the IED Conference earlier today

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