Minister handed reins for Northern Powerhouse

Jake Berry and Theresa May
Those who fear the Northern Powerhouse is running out of steam were given an unexpected boost by departing Prime Minister Theresa May in the final days of her reign. In one of her last moves in Number 10, May announced extra responsibility and powers for the Northern Powerhouse minister Jake Berry. And the departing PM stressed that the move underlined the Government’s commitment to the Powerhouse initiative. There have been question marks over that commitment in recent months, with the nation’s politicians fixated on the... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...