‘Red Wall’ unemployment levels soar due to Covid

13.10.20 New analysis from the Northern Powerhouse Partnership has shown that unemployment levels are soaring across the ‘Red Wall’...

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Northern businesses call for greater government support to stop North-South divide worsening

A group of business leaders from across the North have today written to the Prime Minster to urge a...

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The Case for Devolution

25.09.20 It is our firm view that levelling-up can only be achieved if a significant number of policy areas...

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Power up the North: Levelling up in recovery

04.09.20 The Northern Powerhouse, since its launch in 2014, has seen some progress but too many false dawns. As...

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Recovery for all: how the Northern Powerhouse can lead the economic recovery

20.05.20 Polling demonstrates huge support for investment in education, green jobs and fibre broadband Proposals show how the government...

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The North and Midlands ‘must take control’ to deliver true benefits of HS2 and NPR, says review

16.10.19 A report by the Northern Powerhouse Independent Review into HS2 says the North and Midlands must take control...

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HS2 and the Economy of the North

15.10.19 We commissioned Steer Economic Development (Steer-ED) in September 2019 to review the economic benefit of High-Speed 2 (HS2)...

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Northern leaders call for an ‘aviation strategy for the North’ to ensure its position on the global stage

09.07.19 The North outperforms London according to forthcoming NatWest Northern Powerhouse PMI (Purchase Managers Index) report Government must establish...

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Next steps for the Northern Powerhouse

25.02.19  This report sets out bold and challenging proposals for how we can deliver an economy that works for...

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Devolving our railways

12.08.18 Over a six-week period in early summer, commuters and families faced misery on the rail network across the...

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