31 October 2012
Dr Eamonn Butler talks on Radio 4's 'World at One' on the drawbacks in Heseltine's proposals for economic growth.
He argues that although less centralisation is a good thing, regional growth funds are highly bureaucratic and essentially take money away from businesses in the form of taxes to then distribute back to businesses. If we want to be serious about growth we need to cut the tax and regulatory burdens on businesses.
You can listen to his interview here (from around 12mins in)