Alan Clayton-Matthews, Massachusetts forecast manager for NEEP
and a professor at the University of Massachusetts at Boston, said the housing market is a "downward force" on the state's economy, offset by a national and global demand for the state's technology products and knowledge-based services.
With so many things having to be addressed, it is perfectly understandable that a discussion about whether or not we need a NEEP
has been delayed.
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are cooking, put the marinade into a saucepan and boil it rapidly until it has reduced to a tablespoon.
said the increase in profits was driven by a mixture of strong growth from its core brands and good levels of cost control.
The business community and councils are now moving forward with the NEEP
As previously reported in The Journal the NEEP
will be initially tasked with overseeing efforts to secure investment from the Government's pounds 1.4bn regional growth fund.
I am much more afraid to go out now, even if there are young children about," said Mr Neep
, a former special constable.
is the best solution we could have hoped for given the clear suspicion of the new Government towards anything with a 'regional' dimension.
The five authorities have been working very closely with the rest of our North-east councils, one hopes the North East Economic Partnership (NEEP
) will also keep us all together as a region.
Profit was pounds 9.57m, shares rose 1.9 per cent to 922.5p and boss Paul Neep
celebrated with a glass of 10-year old Glenmorangie.
The irony that the RDA is being wound up and two LEPs and a NEEP
are being created is not lost on many.
The NBF and ANEC set out their case for an NEEP
in a submission to the Government on September 6.