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Latest News
Treasury considers plans to ease housing association borrowing
 
The Treasury is examining a plan to introduce “credit easing” for housing associations, allowing them to borrow money for development more cheaply.
Green light for European infrastructure bonds
 
The European Union has agreed to a pilot project to test bonds specifically aimed at stimulating investment in infrastructure.
INTERVIEW: Adrian Kerrison, growth point manager, Newark and Sherwood District Council
 
SocInvest talks to the man jointly running a public/private consultancy providing advice to councils implementing the community infrastructure levy.
Pension funds draw back from infrastructure financing
 
Pension funds reduced their global investment in infrastructure by 8.2 per cent over the last year, according to new research.
Savings bond plan mooted for project funding
 
People in the UK could be encouraged to invest their savings in UK investment funds to pay for new infrastructure, according to a report.
Newcastle launches levy consultation
 
Newcastle City Council has launched a consultation on its community infrastructure levy preliminary draft charging schedule.
Top regeneration speakers join up for SocInvest 12 conference
 
James Aumonier, executive director of regeneration investment firm Long Harbour, is among the latest names to sign up to speak at this year’s SocInvest 12 conference, being held next month.
About the SocInvest newsletter
 
This newsletter is produced to support the SocInvest programme of regeneration funding and finance events, now in its fifth year.
 
The next SocInvest Conference takes place on 26 June 2012; details are here.
Features
INTERVIEW: Ken Jones, director of housing strategy London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
How a London borough housing chief won institutional investment into his affordable housing programme.
 
INTERVIEW: European Investment Bank head of holding funds and advisor, Northern Europe, JESSICA and investment funds Frank Lee
Frank Lee reveals to SocInvest that the EIB is poised to announce the first round of UK schemes to be granted cash from its Joint European Support for Sustainable Investment in City Areas (JESSICA) fund.
 
INTERVIEW: Centre for Cities chief executive Alexandra Jones
Alexandra Jones raises two cheers for government proposals to give local authorities greater control of decision-making and finance.
 
INTERVIEW: Chris Murray, chief of Core Cities
Core Cities director Chris Murray is pleased with the announcement of tailored city deals for England’s core cities, but is hungry for further devolution of powers.
 


7 June 2012
 

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