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Economic Situation: North of England

Question for Department for Communities and Local Government

UIN 900612, tabled on 23 June 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to support the economy in the North of England.

Answered on

29 June 2015

The Government is investing in science and technology, transport, digital and innovation, culture and tourism across the North, including in key infrastructure in my hon Friend’s constituency.

Alongside the devolution of powers to Northern cities, towns and counties, we will give the North a powerful new voice, enabling it to reach its potential as a driving force in the UK economy.

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