End of uncertainty

Jim asks if next week MPs will give business some certainty by finally accepting the EU Deal. He also looks at how the hard left is taking over local government in parts of the North.

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EU deal on March 12th?

This week Jim speculates that the possibility of a People’s Vote or an extension of the Brexit wrangle, might force MPs to back May’s deal on March 12th. He also looks at the skills gap facing digital industries in the North.

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Right move… wrong time

This week Jim asks if defecting MPs have added a confusing element to the mounting crisis over Brexit. He also warns the Independents to avoid an arrogant approach to the Liberal Democrats.

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Love Is…

Love is in the air as Frank McKenna puts the politics on hold for a week to reflect on what he has ‘loved’ so far about 2019.

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Questions over HS2 and Fracking

This week Jim asks whether two major investment projects have a future, HS2 and fracking for gas in Lancashire. He also casts doubt on nuclear power investment as the government seems to be relying on ever cheaper renewable resources

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Talkin’ Bout Regeneration

Dougal Paver, managing director of Merrion Strategy discusses the recent “talking ’bout regeneration” dinner hosted by Downtown Liverpool on Tuesday 12th February 2019.

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