Regional Economic Growth

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th November 2017.

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Photo of Peter Dowd Peter Dowd Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury 12:00 am, 28th November 2017

No wonder George Freeman referred to a leadership academy; three quarters of the Cabinet are queuing up to get into it. What impact does the Chancellor think a £1 billion, two-year grant—equivalent, let us say, to the one he gave to Northern Ireland—would have on regional economic growth in, for example, the constituency of my hon. Friend Dan Jarvis in the Sheffield city region?