Richard Leese

Type: Person
Name: Richard Leese
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Government must fight EU on manufacturing taxes

Member News 16th April 2014Brussels decisions are contradicting the UK Government’s promises to ease manufacturing taxes, explains the MPA’s Richard Leese, who calls for action against the moves.With George Osborne’s commitment to supporting energy ... [Published ePolitix.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Piccadilly Gardens: It's just TOO popular, says city leader

Sir Richard Leese says “The gardens have never been so well used"The man who signed off the revamp of Piccadilly Gardens says he believes the problem is it has become just TOO popular.Council leader Sir Richard Leese said: “The gardens have never been ... [Published Manchester Evening News - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Pat Karney: Don't look back at Piccadilly Gardens with rose-tinted specs

Manchester's central square is set for an overhaul, but don't be fooled: it has always had its problems.  Plus why I could teach Spiderman a thing or twoNew Piccadilly PrideSome myths. In the good old days Piccadilly Gardens were like the Hanging Gardens ... [Published Manchester Evening News - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Labour plans 'city region' powers

A new generation of more powerful "city regions" would be created by Labour in England to rebalance the economy away from London and share the benefits of growth, Ed Miliband said.Up to £4 billion a year extra - twice what the Government proposes - could ... [Published Enfield and Haringey Independent - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Moss Centre Re-opened

The Abraham Moss Centre in Crumpsall was re-launched today with a grand re-opening by leader of Manchester City Council Sir Richard Leese.The centre which learning facilities for all ages has had millions of pounds invested in it over the past five y ... [Published Magic 1152 Manchester - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

We should be so lucky to have Pete on board

Pete Waterman is my new hero.No, he really really is. Be assured I haven’t just discovered Kylie Mynogue (being more of a Doors woman actually). Nor have I converted to trainspotting (although I’ve certainly  had my moments, there was this bloke you see…). ... [Published Estates Gazette - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

No April Fools: Sir Richard Leese, Britannia Hotel boss and Friends of London Road Fire Station to enjoy a cuppa

Manchester City Council Leader Sir Richard Leese, the boss of Britannia Hotels and campaign group Friends of London Road Fire Station all enjoying a cuppa at a Mad Hatters tea party may sound like an April Fool.Yet flashmobbers are being invited to a ... [Published Mancunian Matters - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Dhruv Patel: Business Rates Need More Localism

Business Rates, City Of London, Jules Pipe, Property Taxes, Richard Leese, Business, UK Tax, Boris Johnson, High Street, Localism, Small Business, Uk Retail, UK NewsGet UK Newsletters:Last year I was elected to the City of London Council as an Independent. ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

Manchester's Home tops out

A topping out ceremony has taken place for Home, the £25m development which is to be the new home of the Cornerhouse in Manchester.Tony Shenton of Wates and Manchester City Council leader Sir Richard Leese took part in the ceremony.Home brings together ... [Published Insider Media Limited - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

HOME tops out

Construction of the £25m cultural complex HOME at First Street in Manchester reached its highest point this week.The project forms part of the first phase of the 20-acre regeneration scheme, which is being delivered by Manchester City Council and Ask ... [Published Place North West - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 3 reports

Business 'Booming' Across Greater Manchester

THE LATEST Greater Manchester Business Survey has been launched by New Economy, in partnership with Business Growth Hub, BMG Research, Manchester City Council, Rochdale Council, and Trafford Council. It can be viewed   here .General boost in confidence ... [Published Manchester Confidential - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

England's cities call for property tax powers

The leaders of England's eight largest city economies outside London have called on the Chancellor to devolve property taxes in his Budget tomorrow.George Osborne received a letter from the Core Cities Cabinet calling for the devolution of property taxes ... [Published ePolitix.com - Mar 19 2014]
Entities: Taxes, Property, London

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Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, said: "the core cities urban areas deliver 27% of the english economy, more than london, but still underperform by international standards."

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Government must fight EU on manufacturing taxes [Published ePolitix.com - 9 hours ago]
Pat Karney: Don't look back at Piccadilly Garde... [Published Manchester Evening News - Apr 14 2014]
Piccadilly Gardens: It's just TOO popular, says... [Published Manchester Evening News - Apr 14 2014]
Marathon effort raises £600 for rail charity [Published Rail Technology Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
Chauffeur convicted of using forged blue badge ... [Published Manchester Evening News - Apr 10 2014]
Manchester Airport secures Hong Kong flights de... [Published Manchester Evening News - Apr 10 2014]
A boost for England's other great cities [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 08 2014]
Labour plans 'city region' powers [Published Enfield and Haringey Independent - Apr 08 2014]
Power To The Regions: Miliband's £2bn Pledge [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Apr 08 2014]
New-look £42m Abraham Moss Centre opens its doo... [Published Manchester Evening News - Apr 04 2014]
Moss Centre Re-opened [Published Magic 1152 Manchester - Apr 02 2014]
We should be so lucky to have Pete on board [Published Estates Gazette - Apr 02 2014]
First Street Regeneration Takes A Huge Step For... [Published Construction.co.uk - Apr 01 2014]
No April Fools: Sir Richard Leese, Britannia Ho... [Published Mancunian Matters - Apr 01 2014]
Dhruv Patel: Business Rates Need More Localism [Published Huffington Post UK - Mar 31 2014]
Manchester's Home tops out [Published Insider Media Limited - Mar 31 2014]
HOME cultural centre topped out at First Street [Published Manchester Evening News - Mar 31 2014]
HOME tops out [Published Place North West - Mar 28 2014]
HS2 to bring prosperity to the north [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 27 2014]
The legacy of the Glasgow Games [Published BBC - Mar 27 2014]
Manchester Hosts Commonwealth Leaders [Published Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce - Mar 26 2014]
Business 'Booming' Across Greater Manchester [Published Manchester Confidential - Mar 26 2014]
Survey finds business booming across Greater Ma... [Published B Daily - Mar 26 2014]
Survey finds business in region is booming [Published Manchester Evening News - Mar 25 2014]
Labour and Tories neck and neck in Populus and ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 24 2014]
High-speed rail: Supersonic [Published The Economist - Mar 20 2014]
England's cities call for property tax powers [Published ePolitix.com - Mar 19 2014]
Core Cities join London in call for devolution ... [Published Local Government Executive - Mar 18 2014]
HS2 to plan further Northern rail upgrades [Published Building.co.uk - Mar 17 2014]
Sir David Higgins: HS2 fast-track will deliver ... [Published Construction News - Mar 17 2014]
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