Lord Heseltine's report has set out "the best way" to boost regional growth, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is expected to say.
It's a big change from the hand-out attitude of the past that stifled innovation and turned the regions into powerless centres that relied on Whitehall for jobs and spending.
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We're all narcissists now (aren't we) so it must be OK for me to see the prism of UK politics through my two stints as a political editor.