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14
Oct

Green light for the National Infrastructure Commission

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Over the last few months, there has been much speculation over the future of major infrastructure schemes and the wider Northern Powerhouse and devolution agenda. When Theresa May became Prime Minister, it was only natural that some questioned whether it would spell the end for George Osborne’s flagship projects, especially as Mrs May’s rhetoric at […]

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16
Mar

A Budget for the North?

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The Northern Powerhouse is now an integral part of the political lexicon, much talked about among the national and local media. That is, perhaps, phase one of the scheme complete. But now people are asking for more than just brand awareness: they want to know what the Government actually plans to do. Thankfully, we’ve just […]

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15
Jan

Institution of Civil Engineers calls for overhaul of Northern transport

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Following a call for evidence in November 2015 by the National Infrastructure Commission, the Institution of Civil Engineers has suggested that an overhaul of the North of England’s transport network is required to deliver the Northern Powerhouse vision. Chaired by Lord Adonis, the National Infrastructure Commission is an independent body that was established in 2015 […]

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