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John Tomaney
Professor of Urban and Regional Planning . Cities and regions. Stravaiging.
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John Tomaney 12h
Dubious practice and pork-barrel politics that would have caused outrage in another era are now becoming the norm |
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John Tomaney 13h
Coronavirus makes Tories pause on levelling up | News | The Times
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John Tomaney Oct 23
‘A decade spent neglecting the public sphere; indulging the psychodrama of constant partisan upheaval and Brexit; lazily kicking the local state about while letting capacity for thought at the centre atrophy; and shirking responsibility when things go wrong.’ | Fair comment.
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John Tomaney Oct 23
A garden or terrace was the critical factor in terms of people’s comfort in their homes during lockdown, while proximity to a park or green space was the most important factor in terms of satisfaction with neighbourhoods, closely followed by access to local shops.
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Daniel Holland Oct 23
Replying to @MarcusRashford
Confirmed: Newcastle City Council will pay for packed lunches for any child on Free School Meals that needs support during half-term.
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Rob Mayor Oct 23
Conservative West Midlands Mayor Andy Street says the government should fund free school meals over half term. Says there should be 'a clear decision well in advance on whether it is going to, but at the last minute you probably do have to fund it.'
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Lorenzo De Vidovich Oct 23
Impact of in Naples: it hits the most disadvantaged areas of the city. Great evidence from
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John Tomaney Oct 23
Enjoyable read
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John Tomaney Oct 23
'Meritocracy has become the single greatest obstacle to equal opportunity in America today'.
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Jennifer Peters Oct 9
Come and work for Tower Hamlets! We have some great roles available in our Strategic Planning Team. If you want to work in Planning Policy or Urban Design in the most exciting borough in London, now's your chace.
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John Tomaney Oct 22
'Covid-19 has exposed the failings of Britain’s centralised state, which is coping with the virus less well than countries with stronger local public-health systems' – The fight between central government and city mayors over lockdown
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John Tomaney Oct 22
Fighting nationalists in the University area of Madrid, Brigade machine-gunners found that thick German philosophy books made excellent sandbags (the bullets rarely got past page 350) | ¡No pasarán! – The tragic idealism of the International Brigades
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John Tomaney Oct 22
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John Tomaney Oct 22
Powerful | Why we must embed the care ethic in our lives
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Adam Lent Oct 21
"This must be when the fight starts for a new model. One that listens to the poorest rather than tells. One that embeds power in communities not strips it from them. One that supports communities to find solutions rather than ‘delivers’ them from above."
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YouGov Oct 22
What counts as London, according to Londoners Croydon - 68% Barking - 65% Uxbridge - 52% Dagenham - 50% Romford - 34% Dartford - 28% Watford - 27% Slough - 15% Reading - 7%
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The New York Times Oct 21
Breaking News: The parents of 545 migrant children separated at the border by the Trump administration still haven’t been found, court documents show.
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Glen O'Hara Oct 21
University of York joins the move to all-online. The huge amount of work put into blended learning - now in so many cases thrown away - has been one of the untold stories of the debacle. 👇
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Jennifer Williams Oct 21
Two GM Tories just voted with Labour on Covid financial support: William Wragg and Chris Green
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Lewis Goodall Oct 21
Claim-from Boris Johnson at PMQs: “The current Mayor of London had effectively bankrupted even before the coronavirus hit.” Is it true? Read below...
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