Government’s ‘tunnel vision’ in education is failing to help children in deprived areas, shadow schools minister warns

11.03.21 The shadow minister for schools has warned that the government’s “tunnel vision” in education is failing to help...

Read more

Budget 2021: economic analysis

05.03.21 By Andrew McPhillips, Chief Economist at the Northern Powerhouse Partnership On the surface, this week’s Budget appeared fairly...

Read more

“A disadvantage chasm”: Long-term disadvantage in secondary schools

27.01.21 Our new report shows that the number of pupils from poorer backgrounds rose across many parts of the...

Read more

Real devolution needs grown-ups in the driving seat

09.02.21 By Henri Murison, director of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership The campaign for a Mayor in West Yorkshire has...

Read more

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...

Read more

Closing the education disadvantage gap

Our research has found that long-term disadvantage (specifically for those from White and Black Caribbean ethnic groups) was a...

Read more

NPP announces raft of new board appointments

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

Read more

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...

Image credit: REUTERS / MATTHEW CHILDS - stock.adobe.com

Read more

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...

Read more

We need to end Whitehall’s grip on the North

27.11.20 By Lord Jim O’Neill, vice-chair of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership In last week’s Spending Review, the Chancellor announced...

Read more

Get involved...

There are a number of ways you can help drive forward the Northern Powerhouse agenda.

Get involved

Our Members

Working with businesses and organisations accross the North