North needs 'all-star team' of experts to get top Brexit deal, says think-tank
An "all-star team" of experts for the North of England should be formed to ensure the region gets the best deal possible from Brexit.
Think-tank IPPR North has suggested a so-called Northern Brexit Negotiating Committee (NBNC) to advise the Government on Brexit and give it extra negotiating firepower during negotiations with the EU.
The report says that unlike London, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, the North currently lacks a coherent, united voice through to voice its top priorities.
It suggests a single voice would protect the North's economy on a strategic level -... read more
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