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Next steps for the Northern Powerhouse – investment, infrastructure and innovation

April 14, 2016

This timely seminar will assess policy priorities and key implementation issues for the Northern Powerhouse – and for rebalancing the economy and strengthening regions across the UK, focussing on:

  • Developing the necessary infrastructure, including issues around connectivity, collaboration and finance; and
  • Attracting businesses and investment, and meeting skills needs.

Overall, areas for discussion include:

  • Priorities for developing infrastructure and regional connectivity;
  • Opportunities and challenges for LEPs and mayoralties in the regionally devolved context;
  • The impact of the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill;
  • Science, innovation and regional growth;
  • Key issues for meeting skills development needs; and
  • Next steps for devolution and financing.

The event is located in Manchester.

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April 14, 2016
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