Academic plays important role in high street taskforce review

Local authorities need to be given more powers to grant planning permission, prevent land banking and encourage landlords to fill empty shops, according to a review published today, following research into the state of Britain’s high streets.

Video: Professor Green at Edge Hill

UK rapper Professor Green, who recently made the acclaimed documentary Working Class White Men for Channel 4, was ‘in conversation’ on the same subject at a free public event at Edge Hill University on 7th June.