Richard Leese

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Name: Richard Leese
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Labour Conference worth £25.4m to Manchester economy

for its Annual Conference, an event which is expected to generate £25.4m for the local economy.Ed Miliband, the shadow cabinet and some 11,000 delegates and exhibitors will attend the main plenary sessions at Manchester Central.The Party’s National Women’s ... [Published Conference-News.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Devo-Max For A Tax-Raising Manchester?

THE case for more devolved power to the English cities and regions is gathering momentum.The extra powers all main Westminster parties have promised to Holyrood should Scotland vote 'no' have let the cat out of the bag.There's all the Scottish debate ... [Published Manchester Confidential - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Leaders turn action hero to get devolved powers for UK cities

Actor Will Smith, photo by Wal-Mart Corporate on Flickr and used under creative commonsThe referendum may be getting a lot of air-time, but it’s not all about the Scots writes Amber Rolt . On Friday, leaders  from the UK’s Core Cities gathered for the ... [Published Estates Gazette - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Nottingham politicians debate if it's time for England to catch...

The Leader of Gedling Borough Council, John Clarke, Conservitive Leader for Gedling Borough, Cllr Chris Barnfather, Vernon Coaker MP, Mark Spencer MP and Liberal Democrat Leader for Gedling Borough, Cllr Paul Hughes come together in a cross party action ... [Published Nottingham Post - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Scotland debate shows Manchester needs greater powers to compete with European cities, claims Clegg

Manchester and other leading UK cities should be given greater local powers to compete with those in Europe, claims Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.A report released today highlighted how all except one of the biggest English cities outside London lag ... [Published Mancunian Matters - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - English regions demand freedom from London at eve of Scottish independence referendum

English regions demand freedom from London at eve of Scottish independence referendumContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.LONDON, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Whatever the outcome of next Thursday's historic referendum on Scottish independence, the battle for devolution ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Clegg backs English devolution plan

Nick Clegg is to launch a "radical" report calling for more power to be devolved to the English regions.The deputy PM argues such a move will be needed after the Scottish referendum, with new powers promised for Holyrood if there is a No vote.The report, ... [Published BBC - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 4 reports

Leese: Set cities free and they will deliver

Cllr Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, spearheaded the English core cities' call for greater fiscal and decision-making powers today at a GVA-hosted summit in London.With less than a week until the Scottish referendum on whether to ... [Published Place North West - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Leaders hail graphene centre

The development of a new £60m graphene centre in Manchester is "another compelling illustration" of the city's ability to attract international investment, according to Sir Richard Leese.Chancellor George Osborne revealed the University of Manchester ... [Published Insider Media Limited - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Core Cities in call for more power

A GVA-hosted summit in London tomorrow will call for changes so Core Cities can start benefiting from the devolved policy Scotland already sees.Sir Richard Leese, chair of the Core Cities Cabinet and leader of Manchester City Council, said: "With the ... [Published Liverpool Echo - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Should Greater Manchester follow Scotland's example and strive for independence?

As Scotland prepares to go to the polls, five separate reports have backed Greater Manchester breaking free from many of the strictures of WhitehallGreater Manchester’s economy is bigger than that of both Wales and Northern Ireland – and Manchester is ... [Published Manchester Evening News - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Leader hails £60m graphene research centre announcement

The news that a £60m Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre is to be created in Manchester has been hailed as a significant moment for the city.Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council, said: "The announcement of the Graphene Engineering Innovation ... [Published Noodls - Sep 10 2014]

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Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, said: "events like this underline manchester's credentials as a major conference destination and help support our economy."
And Manchester City Council leader Richard Leese said: "there is now a flood of publications making the argument that centralisation hasn't worked."

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Labour Conference worth £25.4m to Manchester ec... [Published Conference-News.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
Labour party conference will net Manchester mor... [Published Manchester Evening News - 15 hours ago]
Labour Party conference returns to Manchester [Published Conference & Incentive Travel Magazine - 18 hours ago]
Labour Party Conference set to bring in £25.4m ... [Published B Daily - 22 hours ago]
Devo-Max For A Tax-Raising Manchester? [Published Manchester Confidential - 23 hours ago]
Unearthing Manchester's nuclear bunker: Cold Wa... [Published Mancunian Matters - Sep 16 2014]
Leaders turn action hero to get devolved powers... [Published Estates Gazette - Sep 15 2014]
Nottingham politicians debate if it's time for ... [Published Nottingham Post - Sep 13 2014]
Scotland debate shows Manchester needs greater ... [Published Mancunian Matters - Sep 13 2014]
XINHUA - English regions demand freedom from Lo... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 12 2014]
English regions demand freedom from London at e... [Published Individual.com - Sep 12 2014]
George Osborne Confirms New £60m MCR Graphene C... [Published Manchester Confidential - Sep 12 2014]
First Street honours city's cultural heritage [Published Place North West - Sep 12 2014]
Leese: Set cities free and they will deliver [Published Place North West - Sep 12 2014]
City leaders call for more freedom [Published East Midlands Business Link - Sep 12 2014]
Clegg backs English devolution plan [Published BBC - Sep 12 2014]
Suddenly, devolution is everywhere [Published Estates Gazette - Sep 11 2014]
Leaders hail graphene centre [Published Insider Media Limited - Sep 11 2014]
£60m Graphine Engineering Innovation Centre To ... [Published Construction.co.uk - Sep 11 2014]
English cities urge devolution [Published CoStar Uk - Sep 11 2014]
Core Cities in call for more power [Published Liverpool Echo - Sep 11 2014]
Pictured: Work is almost complete on new-look L... [Published Manchester Evening News - Sep 11 2014]
Leader hails £60m graphene research centre anno... [Published Noodls - Sep 10 2014]
Should Greater Manchester follow Scotland's exa... [Published Manchester Evening News - Sep 10 2014]
University of Manchester to open £30 million gr... [Published B Daily - Sep 10 2014]
Report details Manchester's big dig [Published Place North West - Sep 09 2014]
Manchester 'to attract 40,000 more jobs' [Published Insider Media Limited - Sep 09 2014]
‘Grow’ Manchester report sets out £1 billion in... [Published B Daily - Sep 09 2014]
Cenotaph Relocation Complete [Published Manchester Confidential - Sep 08 2014]
Manchester Cenotaph move completed [Published Place North West - Sep 08 2014]
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