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Making sure wealth is spread in Hartlepool as town shapes up for the future

Community ‘wealth-building’ was up for discussion by Hartlepool Borough Council Finance and Policy Committee.

The approach, which was developed initially by the Democracy Collaborative in the USA, aims to ensure the economic system builds wealth and prosperity for everyone.

In recent years the council has undertaken its own community wealth-building drive, ensuring staff are given the national living wage, prioritising local procurement and focusing on regeneration and economic democracy.

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Publication date: 2020-02-11
Parent publication: Hartlepool Mail
Publication URL: https://www.hartlepoolmail.co.uk/news/politics/council/marking-sure-wealth-spread-hartlepool-town-shapes-future-1436780

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