Northern powerhouse: what it means

The northern powerhouse has been hailed as the most powerful reason to invest in England’s Northern cities since the 1940s. Promoted by chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne and supported enthusiastically by mayors and local leaders across the North of England, it is already said to be…

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