We need to be much more innovative in our local economy here in the South West:
Futures Forum: Tech Nation >>> "'there's more to the South West than cream teas and cowpats'"
Because, we are not doing very well:
Growth gets sucked up into profits as south west wages now more than 30% behind south east | East Devon Watch
As the Public Finance website points out:
UK ‘most geographically unbalanced economy in Europe’ | Public Finance