Landmark report points to North-South divide

Lord Kerslake
Lord Kerslake is pulling no punches. He believes 50 years of bias towards London has left the UK a deeply divided country. And those divisions now run so deep that a national renewal fund along the lines of Germany’s East-West reunification strategy is needed. That was the headline-making call from a new report by the UK2070 Commission, run by the former head of the civil service, who was Sheffield City Council’s chief executive in the late nineties. Launching the independent inquiry’s report at the end of last month, h... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...