Topical Questions

Part of Cabinet Office – in the House of Commons on 12th November 2020.

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Photo of Scott Benton Scott Benton Conservative, Blackpool South

I am sure that my right hon. Friend will agree that levelling up is not just about increasing expenditure but about changing mindsets and creating a better understanding of the everyday issues faced by people in the north of England. Moving senior civil servants out of Whitehall and into places such as Blackpool will help to achieve this, so will he meet me to discuss the opportunities that moving Government Departments up north will help to deliver?