#Manchester and pollution vs growth debates – same as the mid-1990s…

Read this, please

kitchen 1997 policy conflicts


The author, Ted Kitchen, was Manchester’s chief planner, resigning in 1995. That resignation came in the aftermath of the defeat of some very green Labour councillors, who tried – and ultimately failed – to get the Council’s leadership to move beyond boosterism and empty rhetoric.

Thank goodness everything is so very very different today.