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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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...

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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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Why high-speed rail is critical to decarbonising our transport system

19.11.20 By Henri Murison, director of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership One of the main misconceptions about HS2 is that...

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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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Is this Government serious about the Northern Powerhouse? If so, show us.

15.10.20 By Lord Jim O’Neill, vice-chair of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership In 2015, I joined the Treasury under George...

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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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