Regional Democracy and PR go hand in hand

Regional Democracy goes hand in hand with Electoral Reform Jenny Cronin and Ying Ho, Hannah Mitchell Foundation, posted February 13th 2021 To achieve prosperity and equality in Northern England, it is imperative that central government funding is more equally distributed among the regions, and that the priorities of development are controlled at the regional level.Continue reading “Regional Democracy and PR go hand in hand”

Another England is Possible

Another England is possible: a Northern response to ‘The English Question’ Paul Salveson (in a personal caapcity) This paper argues that the quest for a ‘progressive English’ politics that doesn’t recognise the nation’s regional diversity is a dead-end. It makes the case for an ‘England of the Regions’ with a new democratic settlement founded onContinue reading “Another England is Possible”

A journey that ends in Northumbria?

by Ian Martin (Same Skies) Summary I knew that we’d been let down. I knew that our talent and our ideas and our potential was being wasted. I knew that things were starting to change in Scotland so I thought I knew what I wanted – a Yorkshire assembly elected by PR on the ScotlandContinue reading “A journey that ends in Northumbria?”