Author: Hugh Goulbourne

Hugh is a leading commercial lawyer and works with the Leeds City Region through his role as a voluntary director of Huddersfield Unlimited. A former government adviser on clean energy policy, Hugh has secured millions of pounds in investment for projects that address climate change. With both Caribbean and Indian heritage he is passionate about promoting Yorkshire as a diverse and inclusive place. He is a sports, coffee and outdoors enthusiast and lives with his wife and two daughters.

Chancellor’s employment support programme is not enough

Hugh Goulbourne

This weekend’s briefings by the chancellor in relation to Wednesday’s mini-budget were a welcome response to cross-sector demands for employment support. But the proposed support programme could work so much better if accompanied by regional economic strategies designed by metropolitan mayors who are in touch with business leaders and the needs of their local economies, […]