Six point plan for Northern Powerhouse unveiled

PRIME minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne jointly championed their Northern Powerhouse initiative at an event in Manchester.

Sharing the platform at an event attended by more than 200 business leaders and civic figures, the pair unveiled a six-point plan to energise the economy of the North underpinned by  investment in transport, science, culture and sport.

There was an acknowledgement too, there are "no quick fixes", as the pair spoke at the event at the former Granada Studios site, which h... 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...