Manchester the clear focus of George Osborne's 'northern powerhouse'

Manchester the clear focus of George Osborne's 'northern powerhouse'

Wednesday’s budget includes devolution deals for Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield, the Midlands – but not the north-east

George Osborne has confirmed Greater Manchester as the golden child of his “northern powerhouse” in a budget which promised hazy devolution deals to Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield, the Midlands – and Cornwall – but left out the north-east of England almost entirely.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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