The £60bn transport revolution: Northern Powerhouse begins this week when dossier is published

The £60bn transport revolution: Northern Powerhouse begins this week when dossier is published
 

Former Chancellor George Osborne first announced plans to create a “Northern Powerhouse” back in 2014.
And it wasn’t long before people were delivering their verdicts.
Was he serious? Would he put the money in? And was this really a policy for the North of England or just for Manchester, where Mr Osborne appeared to focus attention and funding?
Critics point out there is still a huge wealth gap between the North and the South,
But it’s far too soon to judge whether the Northern Powerhouse project is a success - because it hasn’t really begun.
In fact, it’s only next week, on Tuesday, it... read more

 
14 January 2018 in Regional North East, Views: 50
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