Driscoll backs regional wealth funds

By Chris Mahony | 25 October 2021

The Government should create regional wealth funds that could borrow hundreds of millions of pounds to invest in firms and create jobs, North of Tyne mayor Jamie Driscoll said in a paper published today.

Published by the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), the paper argued that a fund in his area could secure up to £500m of extra investment and create 14,000 jobs.

Want full article access?


Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.

`

Already a subscriber? Login

Climate change Whitehall Finance Devolution Fiscal Freedom Investment Fiscal devolution Poverty Levelling up
Top

THE MJ AWARDS TABLE BOOKING

x

Open Now

Join your colleagues as we celebrate local governments brightest stars from the last 12 months.
BOOK NOW

theMJ Awards