£328m boost for NW and £556m for Northern Powerhouse

The Government is to announce a £556m cash boost for the Northern Powerhouse at a regional Cabinet meeting in the North West, with £327.7m funding for the region to create jobs, support businesses and encourage growth.

The Northern Powerhouse money will be awarded via the Local Growth Fund while North West will receive £327.7m, in addition to the £1.2bn the region has already been awarded.

That funding will support a number of key projects in the region including £10m for the Greater Manchester and Cheshi... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com 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...