East Midlands devolution deal is crumbs off a rich man’s table

In response to the government’s announcement that Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and their cities will be united under an elected mayor, UNISON East Midlands are concerned that the region has been short changed. The £1.14bn deal over 30 years, or £38m per year, amounts to £516 per head for the 2.207m residents living within in the combined […]

Nottingham needs strong confident leadership not a retreat into submission

500 staff are being invited to leave the Council with a payoff as senior leaders decide to downsize in response to Covid-19 challenges