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Q&A with Arcadis construction apprentice Carys Marsh

18.03.22 Developing a skilled, productive workforce is fundamental to the Northern Powerhouse. According to recent Government data, apprenticeship numbers...

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NPP and mayors call for the north to lead green Industrial Revolution

11.03.22 Our vice-chair Professor Juergen Maier CBE has joined forces with northern mayors Andy Burnham, Tracy Brabin, Dan Jarvis...

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Can ‘Smart’ Opportunity Areas help close the education disadvantage gap?

28.01.22 In 2016, Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening introduced a new initiative to increase social mobility in...

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Northern regions lose out on levelling up funding post-Brexit

03.02.22 Every region in England except Cornwall risks seeing funding halved post Brexit, analysis of the Shared Prosperity Fund...

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‘Second-class’ rail investment for the north, as government publishes IRP

19.11.21 Yesterday the government published its much-anticipated Integrated Rail Plan and confirmed that the eastern leg of HS2 will...

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The North delivered almost a third of UK green investment performance in 2020, finds EY

20.10.21 The North of England attracted almost a third (29%) of the UK’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) backed cleantech...

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North takes a lead in carbon capture technology

19.10.21 Two Northern schemes have been selected as forerunners in a carbon capture and storage cluster programme by the...

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Northern Powerhouse Rail could boost economy by £22bn in next three decades

12.10.21 One key section of Northern Powerhouse Rail alone could deliver a £22bn boost to the Northern economy by...

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North East A-Level results fall behind

10.08.21 There were more worrying signs of a growing North-South divide in education today, as A-Level students across the...

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Former Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield joins NPP

26.07.21 The former Children’s Commissioner for England Anne Longfield is joining the board of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP)...

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