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19
May

Will a Liverpool City Region Mayor represent Merseyside?

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It has long been known that Joe Anderson will be gunning for the job of the Liverpool City Region metro mayor, but now Labour MP Luciana Berger looks to be throwing her hat in to the ring, soon to be followed by fellow MP Steve Rotheram. Of course, as the region’s name suggests, Liverpool will […]

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12
May

Leading the Northern Powerhouse

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This week Manchester Airport Group, in partnership with MEN Business, hosted a breakfast event on the Northern Powerhouse which explored how the policy idea was viewed in a global context and to assess what obstacles could arise in the future of the programme. The panel consisted of some big names from the world of policy […]

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12
May

Bradford: the next stop for the Northern Powerhouse?

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Following a tumultuous few weeks, this week saw yet another upset on the Bradford political scene. At the Bradford Labour Group’s AGM, Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe was elected as its new leader, ousting incumbent Cllr Dave Green in the process.  Cllr Hinchcliffe is expected to be formally nominated as the Leader of Bradford Council when its […]

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