Driving up employment, wages and skills for people in all six boroughs in the Liverpool City Region must be the number one priority for the new metro mayor elected in May, according to the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
The Trades Union Council Deputy General Secretary Paul Nowak has visited Beijing, joining trade union leaders from the world’s leading industrial nations to call for coordinated action to address the risks of global recession.
The city regions at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse – Greater Manchester, Sheffield and Leeds – have enjoyed rising prosperity over the last few years, according to new research published on 19 May 2016.
Quaker Meetings are not hotbeds of the competitive instinct and in most Meeting Houses you will probably find a poster depicting two donkeys tethered to each other, straining in opposite directions to reach bundles of hay. In the second frame, the animals have realised the futility of their actions and are standing side by side munching contentedly from the same manger. 'Co-operation is better than conflict' is the caption.