We recently partnered with the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) to examine one of the most important challenges facing the Northern Powerhouse – financing and funding.

The report investigates the differing streams of finance and funding that are potentially available, and looks at the policy and other challenges that exist in the delivery of significant infrastructure to support the economic development of the Northern Powerhouse region.

Leading public and private sector decision-makers from around the North have shared their insights into this key issue and have helped shape the conclusions of the report, which makes a number of key recommendations to deliver reform for the finance and funding environment in respect of the Northern Powerhouse.

This year is a critical year for the Northern Powerhouse. There are significant spending rounds being prepared and a strategic transport plan due to be published by Transport for the North – the public and businesses alike will expect to see some major commitments.

Read the full report here.

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