Manchester leaders power ahead of Government on housing decarbonisation strategy

Against a backdrop of doctor and consultant strikes and extensive waiting lists, the Conservative Party missed the opportunity to score several open goals at its Conference in Manchester this week.

Manchester to benefit from ramping up of Government retrofit commitment as Home Upgrade Show announced

The trailblazer deal for funding devolution for Greater Manchester and West Midlands, outlined by the Chancellor in last week’s budget, demonstrates the importance of community-led home retrofit. 

Retrofit is specifically mentioned as one of the areas for the new, simplified funding arrangements introduced in the trailblazer deal, alongside transport, skills and new housing.