At first glance, Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s recent spending review looks promising for the North, with billions of pounds being pledged
Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond announced £2bn investment in mental health services,an extra £500m for preparations for leaving the EU, and £1bn extra to the Ministry of Defence in his 2018 budget today.
George Osborne must explain how the postponement of Network Rail’s planned update work will impact the ‘Northern Powerhouse’, according to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Chancellor George Osborne has been told he either needs to ‘put up or shut up’ by an Ashton Labour MP after plans to electrify the railway line between Manchester and Leeds seem to have been out on hold.
The Government’s Autumn Statement, which revealed a further £30billion of public spending cuts, is underfire from a number of Manchester MPs
George Osborne has opened a nine mile extension tram link to Manchester Airport, 12 months ahead of schedule.
George Osborne dodged a simple maths question earlier today while being interviewed by a panel of school children on Sky News.
Sir Jon Cunliffe takes up role in November
Dr John Ashcroft spoke at launch of latest quarterly survey
Comment: Mixed Budget but Coalition need to stop blaming Labour and take responsibility for own actions
Reaction to the Budget announcement
Ms Hilling slams government’s economic policy