Research by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation shows social divisions could be deepened if city centres grow independently of struggling towns. The foundation’s policy and research manager, Dave Innes, explains
Sheffield City Council leader Julie Dore and her team have secured investment from a Chinese construction group that could total £1bn over the coming decades
The most ambitious project yet proposed for the Northern Powerhouse is road tunnel beneath the Peak DIstrict. John Cridland, chair of Transport for the North, tells us why he supports the idea
Manchester mayoral candidate Andy Burnham calls on the government not to shelve its commitment to the Northern Powerhouse
Minister for the Northern Powerhouse Andrew Percy says devolution deals will transfer millions in investment
The Northern Powerhouse has been a Conservative initiative – but Professor Keith Burnett, CBE FRS, vice-chancellor of the University of Sheffield, sees it more broadly
John Cridland, the first independent chair of Transport for the North (TfN) and former director general of the Confederation of British Industry, gives an overview of TfN and describes the vision for a Northern Powerhouse
Peter Radcliffe, chair of the Institute of Directors in Liverpool, outlines his powerhouse wish list
The Northern Powerhouse was launched during the last government. The Northern Powerhouse Minister, James Wharton, outlines the progress to date
In 2014 Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne launched the Northern Powerhouse initiative. He reflects on progress so far.
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