Downtown Den

To help our business community through the Coronavirus challenge, DIB is creating the ‘Downtown Den’ – where our business heroes, those who run and influence our cities and some of our fantastic members will be visiting to share their thoughts and opinions with us through webinars, podcasts and blogs.

Downtown Den #132 // In Conversation with Paul Embery

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Downtown in Business was joined in the Downtown Den by Paul Embery, author of the divisive book ‘Despised: Why the Modern Left Loathes the Working Class’ for an exclusive online roundtable.

Downtown Den #131 // Devolution & The Northern Powerhouse

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Downtown in Business was joined by a select panel of LEP Chairs and City Leaders from across the north to discuss the direction of the Northern Powerhouse following 2020 and how devolved power has been exemplified following the events of the year.

Ep.117 – Downtown Den: Wes Streeting in the Downtown Den

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In this exclusive interview with Downtown boss Frank McKenna, Wes Streeting MP, talks about his new brief and his vision for the future of education – whilst explaining the opposition’s approach to the Covid-19 crisis.

Ep.116 – Downtown Den: Alison McGovern in the Downtown Den

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Wirral South MP and shadow minister for sport Alison McGovern joined DIB to talk about the latest negotiations between Treasury officials and Merseyside MPs, why the city region is in a much stronger place than it was back in the 1980s – and the business of football.