Transport, health and skills are top priorities for levelling up, say Northern leaders

19.10.22 New research by Atkins and the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, in collaboration with Durham University, sees a “huge” role...

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North-South education divide widens at GCSE and A-Level

25.08.22 The attainment gap between north and south is growing both at GCSE and A-Level, with education and business...

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Plans for world’s largest carbon capture and storage project in Yorkshire

22.08.22 Plans to build the world’s largest carbon capture facility at Drax power station in North Yorkshire could soon...

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Is moving civil servants out of Whitehall ‘levelling up’?

13.08.22 By Henri Murison, Chief Executive of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership This week Rishi Sunak outlined his plans to...

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Persistent wage gap between North and South

09.08.22 New analysis of ONS data by NPP has found stubborn wage and productivity gaps between North and South....

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The Northern Powerhouse: 8 years on

27.06.22 Last Thursday marked eight years since George Osborne outlined his vision for a Northern Powerhouse in a speech...

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What the Queen’s Speech means for the north

13.05.22 By Richard Bonner, Northern Cities Executive at Arcadis The Levelling-up Bill will be one of the flagship bills...

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Shared Prosperity Fund shortfall leaves a gaping hole at the heart of levelling up

22.04.22 By Henri Murison, director of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership Last week, the Government finally announced the allocations for...

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EY set to more than double its presence in Manchester

06.04.22 EY has announced plans today to more than double the size of its business in Manchester in the...

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Promising signs for northern economy in NatWest PMI data

18.03.22 Our Chief Economist Andrew McPhillips shares his analysis of the latest NatWest Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) surveys for...

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