The head of public work at EC Harris wonders what the opposition will do about sustainability and regeneration if it comes into power

Unlocking regeneration

One of the big issues facing any incoming government will be how to unlock regeneration. One of the issues discussed yesterday was the potential for local authorities to borrow against future increases in business rates (the result of successful regeneration). Local authorities are in a good position to do this, as they have a very strong covenant, and influence over many of the key value drivers.

This article continues at Graham Kean's blog