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Economic Situation: North of England

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 29th June 2015.

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Photo of Rishi Sunak Rishi Sunak Conservative, Richmond (Yorks)

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to support the economy in the North of England.

Photo of James Wharton James Wharton Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Northern Powerhouse)

The Government is investing in science and technology, transport, digital and innovation, culture and tourism across the North, including in key infrastructure in my hon Friend’s constituency.

Alongside the devolution of powers to Northern cities, towns and counties, we will give the North a powerful new voice, enabling it to reach its potential as a driving force in the UK economy.

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