Neil O'Brien

Director, 2008-2013


Neil O'Brien

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Is London sucking the life out of Yorkshire?

Is London sucking the life out of Yorkshire?

Now then. It’s Yorkshire Day, the strange quasi-national festival which has been gathering momentum since 1975. I generally think it is a Good Thing. Yorkshire contains as many people as Scotland (possibly very slightly more) but doesn’t have the same...
Can we make the economy grow faster?

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During the Thatcher years Britain undertook a whole series of painful economic reforms which, on balance, worked. In the 15 years from 1994-2009 Britain’s productivity growth was the fastest of any G7 country. But Thatcherism left a lot undone – and also created some...