Northern powerhouse project

George Osborne has just announced some Budget surprises - a sugar tax, longer school days - as well as an increase [...]

16 March 2016
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The chancellor has committed cash to develop infrastructure, after reports by the National Infrastructure Commission [...]

16 March 2016
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Shaving just 60 seconds off the time it takes to travel to key services could provide a £1.6bn economic boost [...]

14 March 2016
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It was back in June 2014 when the chancellor first mooted the idea of a Northern Powerhouse, an ambitious proposal [...]

2 March 2016
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The head of Ofsted, Sir Michael Wilshaw, warned last week that secondary schools in Liverpool and Manchester were [...]

2 March 2016
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The City of London may be known for its financial prowess but, as government gears up to promote the financial [...]

8 February 2016
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Investment in digital infrastructure has been found to be as important to small businesses in the north of England [...]

2 February 2016
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An influential think tank wants to require cities with devolved powers to recruit “geeks” to oversee data [...]

15 January 2016
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London is still expected to be the fastest growing region in the UK over the next few years, according to a report [...]

10 December 2015
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London has long been home to many of the UK’s core business activities, encompassing not just international [...]

9 December 2015
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The government has promised to deliver world class train services for passengers in Scotland and the north with [...]

9 December 2015
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George bails himself out” was the front page headline of this very paper last Thursday as businesses up and [...]

30 November 2015
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There weren't many surprises in today's Autumn Statement - from housing to the Northern Powerhouse, we were fairly [...]

25 November 2015
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Critics of the chancellor's ambition to create a Northern Powerhouse often dismiss the idea as a gimmick. The [...]

9 November 2015
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Twice as many small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the North of England have had their overdraft facilities [...]

9 November 2015
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