Mayoral Elections 2021: Why they matter

On Thursday 6th May 2021, voters in seven city regions – West Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, the Tees Valley, the...

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Plans unveiled for Northern Powerhouse Rail station in Bradford

22.03.21 Leader of Bradford Council Susan Hinchcliffe has announced plans for a new Northern Powerhouse Rail station in the city...

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Northern business leaders call for full delivery of HS2

05.02.21 Over 100 major business leaders from across the North and Midlands have written to the Prime Minister ahead of the Integrated Rail Plan to get...

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Northern Powerhouse Partnership announces raft of new board appointments

17.12.20 The Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP) has today announced the appointment of seven new office holders...

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Disadvantage to deprived Northern pupils compounded by weeks of lost learning

16.12.20 Northern pupils are still facing the biggest disruption to learning this year, the Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP) has...

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Yorkshire to see slower post-Covid recovery than rest of the country

15.12.20 EY’s latest Regional Economic Forecast says that the region’s economy will be one of four not expected return...

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NPP and UK2070 Commission call for greater role for Mayors to lead Fourth Industrial Revolution

24.11.20 The Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP) and UK2070 Commission are together calling for Metro Mayors to be given a...

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Number of disadvantaged pupils soars by 288,000

23.11.20 Top-up school funding must be targeted at the children who need it most, says the chair of the...

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Unfair school league tables fail to give accurate picture of pupil progress

11.11.20 Current DfE secondary school league tables are failing to give a fair picture of pupil progress by ignoring...

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Northern business leaders call for a clear roadmap out of lockdown

02.11.20 80 prominent Northern business leaders have written to the Prime Minister to warn that levelling-up is at risk...

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