'All star' Brexit committee for the North East vital says influential think tank
The people of the North East are being invited to choose their ‘all star’ team for Europe.
However it has nothing to do with Newcastle United, Sunderland or Middlesbrough - it is about securing the region’s future in the post Brexit era.
The IPPR North think-tank argues that the region needs what it called a Northern Brexit Negotiating Committee (NBNC) to advise the government on Brexit and give it extra clout during negotiations with the EU.
In a report out on Saturday it suggests it be made up of the North’s leading politicians, top business people, exporters, importers and innovators,... read more
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