Northern cities ‘must bid to attract foreign investment’

NORTHERN cities must ensure their planning structures are better prepared to attract foreign direct investment to fund the Northern Powerhouse, according to global infrastructure services firm AECOM.

As public sector and business leaders descend on Manchester for the UK Northern Powerhouse International Conference tomorrow, AECOM argues that to achieve the truly transformational change required to turn the North’s individual cities and towns into a connected economy, much greater levels of funding are needed than ... For the full story register now for free or login below...