(From Western Daily Press)
One of the Westcountry's leading economists has launched an attack on the aspirations of public sector bodies charged with regenerating the region, describing them as "occasionally naive" and "often over-ambitious".
The criticism has come from Professor Peter Gripaios, editor of the latest review by the South West Economy Centre, based at the University of Plymouth's Business School.
The review examined the goals of regional economic policy-makers in their bid to reduce pockets of deprivation across the region. Much of Cornwall, which has just been granted another round of European Union regeneration funding based on …