Local government economic policy “The old economy got burned down in the financial crisis. But a new economy might be able to rise, Phoenix-like, from the ashes of the old...” Nick Clegg, Rotherham, 4 Feb 2011
Introducing… Thenew economics Ten Step programme for local recovery...
Step1 Rebuild local economies by plugging the leaks that are draining local money away.
Redirecting the spending power of the local hospital to launch them and underpin them.
Step 9 Launch a range of new kinds of money.
Free money “On the morning after the Depression a man came to work building a house, and the foreman said to him "Sorry chum you can't work today. There ain't no inches." He said "What do you mean there ain't no inches? We got lumber, we got metal, we even got tape measures." The foreman said "The trouble with you is you don't understand business. There are no inches. We have been using too many of them and there are not enough to go around.” Alan Watts, From Time to Eternity, 1960
Find out more… New Economics Foundation www.neweconomics.org Plugging the leaks www.pluggingtheleaks.org.uk Local money flows www.lm3.org.uk BizFizzwww.bizfizz.org.uk Evergreen www.evergreencoop.com Louisville business alliancewww.keeplouisvilleweird.com