RDA must refuse money it lacks to hopeful fundees

It's a question that is oft repeated on the personality tests that appear in glossy magazines: "Would you rather be well-liked or successful?" For some it's a false dichotomy - some people simultaneously manage to be popular and profitable. But others have to choose. The recent regional assembly report into Advantage West Midlands' relationship with its partners suggests that the RDA may not be able both to keep its friends and do its job.

by Ben Walker, deputy news editor of Regeneration & Renewal

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